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  • Despite lack of moves, Orioles' Dan Duquette staying the course

    Despite lack of moves, Orioles' Dan Duquette staying the course
    The fans may be getting restless, but Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette seems determined to prove that patience is a virtue even in the win-now world of professional sports. Well, he calls it patience. The naysayers might call it...
  • Dale Volkert

    Dale Volkert
    You probably recognize the farm's name, but not the farmer. Lake Meadow Naturals is a name found on restaurant menus from posh hotels to small cafes. Ocoee farmer Dale Volkert's chicken and duck eggs are renowned for their rich yolks. Lake Meadow...
  • Beef processor at center of big recall is sold

    An upscale Marin County meat purveyor is purchasing a troubled San Francisco Bay Area slaughterhouse at the center of a recall of nearly 9 million pounds of beef. In a transaction that signals rising demand for locally raised, grass-fed beef, Marin...
  • Meat processor at center of national recall is sold

    Rancho Feeding Corp., a Petaluma meat processor under federal investigation after recalling nearly 9 million pounds of beef earlier this month, is being bought by an artisanal Marin County farm specializing in pasture-raised livestock. Marin Sun Farms...
  • Happy animals, local meat

    Happy animals, local meat
    Even in frigid weather, Ginger Myers' pigs are happy. "As cold as it gets, the pigs are out there, snorting and playing like kids bundled up and running around," says the owner of Evermore Farm, a family-owned livestock and produce farm in Westminster....
  • Tony Evans, who brought farmers to market, dies at 76 [Commentary]

    Tony Evans, who brought farmers to market, dies at 76 [Commentary]
    When the peaches start to come in, you have to get to the Annapolis farmers' market early on Saturday mornings. The lines at the Harris Orchard truck are polite but long, snaking out into the parking lot on Riva Road. And the peaches disappear quickly....
  • Health officials say fish sold in Niles sickened two

    Health officials say fish sold in Niles sickened two
    Two people were sent to the hospital after contracting a rare disease believed to be caused by a toxin found in fish sold at a Niles grocery store, state health officials said. The Illinois Department of Public Health has cautioned against eating...
  • Future of connected cars is now

    Future of connected cars is now
    The connected car promises a new level of integration for passengers. Models on display at the Chicago Auto Show are rolling, Netflix-ready hot spots giving mobile apps a whole new meaning. The benefit for drivers is fewer distractions, not more. Bigger...
  • L.A. Unified offers lifeline to farmers with healthful eating program

    L.A. Unified offers lifeline to farmers with healthful eating program
    Down a dusty road surrounded by orange trees and the rolling hills of Redlands, the farmer in a battered straw hat and worn jeans worked his land, just as his father and grandfather and great-grandfather did before him. Bob Knight remembers pulling...
  • The essentials: Butcher & Larder

    The essentials: Butcher & Larder
    The essentials: Butcher & Larder 1026 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-687-8280 Looks like: Pig tchotchkes, shiny knives and ruddy cuts of meat Sounds like: Black Sabbath followed by Coltrane on the house sound system punctuated by the smartass, chop-busting...
  • Jimmy Buffett to sail into Virginia Beach for show in May

    Jimmy Buffett to sail into Virginia Beach for show in May
    For artists like Jimmy Buffett, it seems the road goes on forever and the party never ends -- to borrow a phrase from the great songwriter Robert Earl Keen. Buffett's coming back to Virginia Beach for a show on May 24 and his fans -- Parrotheads -- will...