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Sam Kass: Can Free Breakfast Improve Learning?
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16 million children face hunger in the U.S., which can prevent them from performing well in school. Chef Sam Kass describes a simple solution with a potentially huge impact: free breakfast.

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Lost Kitchen Restaurant Made Chef's Small Hometown A Dining Destination
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One of the most coveted dinner experiences in America is a 40-seat restaurant in rural Maine where the chef prides herself in serving local food that diners recognize on the plate.

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The Aleppo Sandwich: Searching For The Flavors Of A Home Lost To War
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For decades, a legendary sandwich shop in the Syrian city was a pilgrimage site for locals and visitors. Could it have survived the civil war? It would mean some part of Aleppo is still there, too.

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Water Spinach Farmers Struggle To Recover After Hurricane Harvey
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Water spinach is a staple among many Asian-American families. Texas is one of the few states where it's grown commercially in the U.S. Farmers there are still struggling to rebuild after Harvey.

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As Trump Moves To Renegotiate NAFTA, U.S. Farmers Are Hopeful But Nervous
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Farmers say exports are a crucial part of their business and they're warily watching as the Trump administration pushes to remake the long-standing trade agreement with Canada and Mexico.

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VIDEO: Harvesting A Wild Lunch With A Master Forager
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When most of us are hungry for lunch, we pick up supplies at the grocery store or stop by the nearby cafe with the best lunch specials. Nick Spero? He heads into the wilderness.

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A Granddaughter's Powerful Love Story, Told Through An Indian Cookbook
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The author of Five Morsels of Love fondly remembers summers at her grandmother's house, where home-cooked meals nourished both body and soul. Now, she wants to share that culinary passion with others.

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A Wayward Weedkiller Divides Farm Communities, Harms Wildlife
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When a drifting weedkiller hit America's farming heartland this summer, it damaged crops and friendships. The chemical could also be bad news for other vegetation, as well as bees and butterflies.

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Smithsonian Night Market Celebrates The Art Of Asian Cuisine
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Food is central to culture, but museums often overlook it. So for their grand reopening, the Smithsonian's Asian art museums are giving center stage to cuisine from across Earth's largest continent.

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The Politics Of Pizza: How Italy's Flag And Food Are Deliciously Intertwined
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A nation's flag can help define its identity. But only one seems to intricately link the history and character of a people to their homeland's fare.

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