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  • Cities Must Preserve Farmland, Eat Locally

    In the next 40 years, the world will need to produce as much food as it has produced over all of human history. Across the planet, hundreds of millions of people go to bed hungry every night — and more and more of them live in cities. Tackling...
  • Wild Oats chain is poised to reopen this year

    Wild Oats chain is poised to reopen this year
    Wild Oats Markets Inc., the closed purveyor of organic and natural foods, is planning a comeback this year, potentially aided by local billionaire Ron Burkle. The company, which has been out of operation since 2007, now says on its website that it is...
  • Of course you've had whole-grain pasta before, but this is different

    Bob Klein has had his share of food passions. The owner of Oakland’s Oliveto restaurant has been consumed by finding the best meat, fish, wine, and, of course, salumi (for years Fra’ Mani’s Paul Bertolli was his chef). And he was into...
  • Noodles & Co. IPO: Shares double, on track for year's best debut

    Noodles & Co. IPO: Shares double, on track for year's best debut
    In an initial public offering apparently blessed by the Flying Spaghetti Monster or some other deity inclined toward stringy foods, Noodles & Co. stock is soaring in its debut. The fast-casual restaurant chain opened up 78% at $32 a share Friday after...
  • Illinois counties can do little but brace for fracking's impact

    CREAL SPRINGS, Ill.-- Oil and gas companies and environmental groups have hashed out legislation they say would make Illinois a national leader in protecting public health and the environment from fracking.    The proposal covering the process more...
  • No trick: Illini are on the rebound

    No trick: Illini are on the rebound
    Illinois football has had rough times in recent years, but things might be looking up. The Illini are 3-1 in 2013, including a victory over high-powered Cincinnati. Ryan Lankford is a key reason for the turnaround, with 236 yards receiving, 52 yards...
  • Potbelly IPO: Shares up as much as 141% in $105-million debut

    Investors keep gobbling up food IPOs, with Potbelly Corp. surging as much as 141% in its market debut Friday, even after pricing above expectations. In its $105-million initial public offering, the Chicago sandwich chain and its shareholders sold 7.5...
  • Children rally around dad with Alzheimer's

    Children rally around dad with Alzheimer's
    Irrepressible best describes 9-year-old Bradley Garner, whose enthusiasms range from baseball to gardening, trees and driverless cars. More reserved, his older sister, Frankie, 12, pursues similar interests in softball and nature, along with music...
  • SunOpta adding capacity at Upper Macungie plant

    SunOpta adding capacity at Upper Macungie plant
    SunOpta, a Canadian-based organic food company that opened a plant in Upper Macungie in August, plans to double the processing capacity at that facility. The expansion is planned for the third quarter of this year in response to high demand for flexible...
  • Whole Foods sales disappoint as grocery rival Sprouts goes public

    Whole Foods sales disappoint as grocery rival Sprouts goes public
    Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. shares are gearing up to hit the public market at higher-than-expected prices a day after Whole Foods Market Inc. let down Wall Street with its earnings. But when asked about the increasingly crowded natural and organic...
  • Balto. Co. may review backyard chicken regulations

    Balto. Co. may review backyard chicken regulations
    Some Baltimore County officials want to consider whether to allow more residents to keep chickens in their yards, making the county the latest local government in Maryland to examine a national coop craze. A County Council resolution being considered...