Rochester, Minnesota - During a flight I saw a child inconsolably crying; she had been denied a second lollipop. Her dad, keeping her in his lap, was valiantly using his work-in-progress skills. He seemed patient and kind, but no matter his efforts, he could not reach her. Her world had turned upside down at the prospect of a frustrated reward that she claimed to be rightfully hers.

Scottsdale, Arizona - Instead of half-and-half cream, this potato-fennel soup uses fat-free milk. That change plus using olive oil in place of butter saves 100 calories, 12 grams of fat and 37 milligrams of cholesterol a serving. This soup is a very good source of fiber and potassium.

North Little Rock, Arkansas - Wilson & Haubert, PLLC in North Little Rock, found a different way to promote the law firm’s services this Valentine’s Day, says the Association of Mature American Citizens. 

Washington, DC - Food Tank has gathered the latest books for Winter 2018 to feed your voracious appetite for reading! From North America’s fisheries and oceans to Australia’s sunburned landscapes and regenerative farmers, these books cover a range of themes. Discover the growing movements for land and culinary justice, how capitalism shapes the food system, or how to incorporate insects into a dessert menu. Whether you’re looking for inspiration in the kitchen or beginning your journey as a food activist, there are plenty of great books below to choose from to help feed your imagination.

San Diego, California - One of the well-known effects of marijuana usage is popularly called “the munchies” – a strong desire to snack. So, was it accidental that a young Girl Scout in San Diego managed to sell 300 boxes of Girl Scout cookies in the space of just six hours standing in front of a newly opened pot shop, asks the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC]. 

Washington, DC - Whose bright idea was it to ring in the New Year with a lot of noise and revelry?