5.15
Misc: Soylent food is here – and its tyrannical

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Michael Brendan Dougherty writes for The Week about Soylent, the Silicon Valley invention that has been hailed as “the end of food.” He writes, “Food connects us to our environment, to our friends and families, and to a God who comes as a lamb and offers us his flesh.” Read more here: Soylent food is here – and its tyrannical

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4.1
TCC Radio: Grilled Cactus, Fried Fish, and Other Food for Lent

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Most Christians around the world are now observing the solemn period of Lent. Food blogger  and historian Frederick Douglass Opie offers a taste of the different food traditions of Lent from grilled cactus to fried fish. Listen to the story on Tell Me More after the jump:

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11.18
No one brings dinner when your daughter is an addict

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Larry M. Lake writes for Slate that families dealing with mental illness need support too, “Our daughter, Maggie, was admitted to a psychiatric hospital and diagnosed with bipolar disorder, following years of secret alcohol and drug abuse. No warm casseroles.” Read the whole thing here: No one brings dinner when your daughter is an addict

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5.23
Misc: How that Food You Throw Out is Linked to Global Warming

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Food Waste 40% of the food purchased in the U.S. ends up in the trash. That’s about 55 million tons of food waste per year. Not wasting food is a great way to help conserve resources, slow global warming, and save an estimated $6oo per  household per year. Read more at NPRHow that Food You Throw Out is Linked to Global Warming

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