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Pickles and preserves have long been staples in self-sufficient kitchens. In a recent Food Preservation class at Colorado College, students and staff discovered that the meaning and memories behind this lost art may be just as important.

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David Rushing, the executive chef of Washington University in St. Louis’s DUC, can’t throw his weight around in the kitchen anymore. No, he hasn’t been demoted — he’s just half the man he used to be, after participating in ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss.

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After hosting 13 middle school girls from a Girls, Inc. summer program, Bon Appétit Pastry Chef Lasheeda Perry created a special Napoleon pastry that brought Girls, Inc. $10,000 at its first annual fundraiser dinner, Taste!

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A group of Wesleyan University students who’d immersed themselves in farm labor issues and food deserts visited Urban Oaks Organic Farm. Just 13 miles away from campus, they got to learn about these issues firsthand — and see where some of the fruits and vegetables they eat every day on campus are grown.

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Keri Barron, a graduating marketing intern for Bon Appétit at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, reflects on the skills and lessons she’s learned.

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On a recent visit to Tecolote Farm, Katie Pitre showed students from St. Edward’s University that operating a small, diversified farm is no easy task. However, It’s a job she wouldn’t trade for anything else.

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On Friday, the New York Times devoted front-page space to the amazing progress that our longtime partners the Coalition of Immokalee Workers has made toward fair treatment of farmworkers.