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Deep within the hallways of Western Middle School for the Arts, a garden-topped fish tank invites passersby to watch food production at work.
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I've been selected to participate in the California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowship sessions in Los Angeles. Here's my game plan.

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Tracie McMillan talks about reporting undercover for her new book exploring how and why Americans eat the way they do.

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A coalition of local and global health groups have banded together to bring the lessons they've learned in developing countries to south King County, where the health index is as bad as Nairobi.

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A Dorchester shelter works to transition women and their families to permanent housing through job training and education assistance, and also works to develop other skills like parenting and nutrition. In addition, these women have the opportunity to work on an urban farm.

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The Watts Healthy Farmers Market is challenged by more than just poverty. Safety and changing demographics make it difficult to reach large pockets of the community, say organizers.

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Healthy food is in short supply in communities of color

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In the richest county in California lies a motley assemblage of residents living aboard a flotilla of weather-worn boats in a narrow bay sandwiched between Sausalito and Tiburon.

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In late 2009, I read an article in O magazine about a Binghamton, New York, community that’s gone without a neighborhood supermarket for more than 15 years. That sparked my interest in communities, fresh food and what happens to people’s health when they eat what is merely convenient and/or affordable.

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Startup companies bet locally sourced fish, produced in self-sustaining habitats, can win over city-dwellers

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