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Peter Melnik, a fourth-generation dairy farmer, owns Bar-Way Farm, Inc. in Deerfield, Mass. He has an anaerobic digester on his farm that converts food waste into renewable energy.
If you don't have a steady source of healthy food, it's hard to manage chronic conditions. That's why health care providers are setting up food pantries — right in hospitals and clinics.
Chad Spangler, co-owner and bartender at Service Bar in Washington, D.C., serves up one of his favorite fall drinks on the menu called The Golden Apple. It's made with homemade Jonah Gold apple juice, apple brandy and a spiced butter syrup.
Carrying her baby in a pouch on her back, Susan Enoogoo, 39, hunts for ringed seal on the sea ice near Arctic Bay, Nunavut. Inuit mothers often carry their baby when hunting. If a seal surfaces, Enoogoo tries to snag it with the hook she's holding and drag it out of the water.
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A flock of Texel-Dorset sheep gather near a hay trough in a Hudson River Valley barn in Medusa, N.Y. Millennials and more experimental diners might be open to eating mutton.
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Fernando, Paulina and Bricia Lopez run Guelaguetza, the family's restaurant. The cuisine reflects traditions that are rooted in Oaxaca's many indigenous cultures, which the family honors at Thanksgiving.
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A worker stirs Ocean Spray cranberries in a bog set up in front of Rockefeller Center in October 2008. For decades, Susan Stamberg has managed to sneak her family's controversial cranberry relish recipe onto the air.
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