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.
German-based low-cost grocery chain Aldi is planning to establish a presence in the crowded Southern California grocery store market. Aldi says it will open dozens of stores throughout SoCal, including at least 3 in the Inland Empire. KVCR's Matt Guilhem has more.
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.
As gasoline prices continue to plummet in California, you may think the price of food will drop as a result. However, as Capital Public Radio's Leslie McClurg reports, grocery bills are more likely to go up this year.
It's not news that we're eating too much sugar, and a number of low-carb diets like Atkins and South Beach suggest cutting sugar intake by eating less fruit. Capital Public Radio's Leslie McClurg asks whether berries and melon and peaches and the like should be casualties of the war on sugar.
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?
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.
Now that a World Health Organization agency has classified them as carcinogenic, bacon, ham, and other processed meats could require warning labels in California, Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.