Food bank expands curbside groceries service to more DC-area communities

A grocery store on wheels with reasonably priced, healthy offerings soon will be making the rounds in Prince George’s County, Maryland, communities experiencing high levels of food insecurity that also lack easy access to grocery stores.

Food Bank partners expand Curbside Groceries service into more communities.

Courtesy Capital Area Food Bank

This will be the effort’s second truck; one has been operating in D.C.’s Ward 8 since January 2020.

Courtesy Capital Area Food Bank

How the Curbside Groceries service is helping people live longer healthier lives. Radha Muthiah explains.

 

A grocery store on wheels with

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Ramona Country Fair’s Home Sweet Home contest adds tamales to its lineup

Most years the Ramona Country Fair’s Home Sweet Home contest introduces a new category. This year it’s tamales.

So on Saturday, homemade tamales will be laid out on the tables along with the usual salsas, bread and muffins, jams and jellies, pickles and relish, and desserts vying for first-, second- and third-place honors.

Traditionally, salsas have been the most popular category, said Patty Thompson, coordinator of the Home Sweet Home event, which is set for 8-10 a.m. at the fairgrounds under the pavilion.

“Salsa is No. 1,” Thompson said. “It’s so diverse. We usually have

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Why Did These Billion-Dollar Companies Get Pandemic Relief as Small Restaurants Were Crushed?

The global pandemic crushed the restaurant industry. And though national chains survived (some just barely), small independently owned restaurants were not so lucky. Many were defeated by the lockdowns mandating carryout or drive-thru orders only, and went out of business.

While Congress has doled out hundreds of billions of dollars several times to help businesses cope with the crisis, more often than not the programs became controversial as large, multibillion-dollar corporations received relief money while small, independent operators were frozen out.

That seems to be the case again with the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund

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The Hilton Heiress Turns The Culinary World Upside Down

There are two types of series in the world; those that provide mystery and intrigue with enigmatic titles and vague plot descriptions, and Cooking With Paris. The first trailer for Netflix’s upcoming “cookery” show from the kitchen of Paris Hilton really isn’t trying to fool anyone, or pull any Marvel kind of bait and switch, Cooking With Paris does exactly what it says in the tin, even if, judging by the trailer, she often can’t. While in principle, a few years ago this would have sounded like a completely self-indulgent horror show, the trailer

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Stop & Shop to add 50 electric vehicle charging stations at stores

Stop & Shop plans to have more than 50 electric vehicle charging stations from Volta Industries at stores across its Northeastern market by the end of this year.

So far, five Volta Charging EV stations have been deployed outside Stop & Shop supermarkets in East Brunswick, N.J.; Walpole, Mass.; Morris Plains, N.J.; Willimantic, Conn.; and Pawtucket, R.I., Stop & Shop said Tuesday. Another 50 EV stations are slated to roll out to stores in 2021 and, to facilitate customer access, plans call for two charging stations at each store. Use of the EV stations is

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