A system in California that helps low-income people eat more state-grown fruits and vegetables is getting nearly $4 million from the federal government to expand. Capital Public Radio's Randol White has more.
KVCR's Ken Vincent introduces report from Capital Public Radio's Randol White
A proposed new rule from the USDA may force convenience stores across the nation to stop accepting SNAP benefits, also known as Food Stamps. The curtailment of the benefits at mini-marts could affect both businesses and people living in so-called food deserts. KVCR's Matt Guilhem has more.
The already-crowded field of supermarkets in the Inland Empire is about to get a little more crowded, with the opening of several stores from the European-based grocery chain ALDI. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.
American Wasteland is a book about unneccesary food waste in America. KVCR's Natalya Estrada contacted author Jonathan Bloom ahead of a speaking engagement this week at The University of California, Riverside. So how much food do you waste every day?
For two years, Huerta Del Valle, a community garden set in the middle of an airport, a freeway, and several plastic manufacturing plants, has thrived.
It's not an ideal location to pick up fresh produce, but for community organizer Maria Alonso it's perfect for people living on the outskirts of Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties... people who don't have access to organic produce. KVCR's Natalya Estrada has more.
Super Bowl Sunday is fast approaching. Chances are the table of party food will not only include wings and 7-layer bean dip, but also guacamole. The creamy avocado spread is synonymous with California -- and the big game. KVCR's Matt Guilhem recently went to UC Riverside laboratory trying to build a better avocado.