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Sugar-sweetened beverages are Harmful to health and may be addictive, researchers suggest

Just as we might have guessed, those tasty, sugar-sweetened beverages that increase risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases may actually be addictive. Youth between 13 and 18 years of age who were deprived of sugary drinks for just three days reported headaches, cravings and other withdrawal symptoms, according to a University of California study with researchers from both the Davis and Berkeley campuses.

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Savor the season with comfort foods

 November 1, 2018 | 

(Family Features) Few things go together quite like the holidays and comforting seasonal recipes.
When time is short during the season’s hustle and bustle but you’re craving a savory meal, reach for an ingredient like READ German Potato Salad, which can be the shortcut you need to get Potato, Turkey and Veggie Casserole on the table quickly.
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Sacramento's hipster 'farm to fork' gets attention, ranks in Top 20 foodie city nationally

October 9, 2018 |  
Sacramento's farm to fork marketing efforts has paid a dividend in a just-released rating of the countries top foodie cities. 
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Modesto downtown sampler returns

Modesto downtown sampler returns

The Downtown Sampler returned last year and was a big hit. A couple of thousand people came to downtown and walked stroll and rode their bikes to over 25 restaurant, cafes and bars to sample what they had to offer.

Railroad Museum Foundation offers two VIP Cocktail Train rides

Railroad Museum Foundation offers two VIP Cocktail Train rides

Showcasing the rich history and deep connection between agriculture and the railroad, the California State Railroad Museum Foundation is proud to continue its multi-year partnership with Visit Sacramento as an official Farm-to-Fork sponsor. To celebrate the important role the railroad once played in bringing the fruits of the farm to emerging new communities throughout the region and nation, the Foundation is excited to announce that two VIP Cocktail Train Ride experiences will be available this year, one each evening, on Saturday, September 29 & Sunday, September 30, 2018. In addition, the Foundation is pleased to welcome returning sponsor Rabobank N.A. – a locally based bank serving California communities grounded in agriculture – for the 2018 Farm-to-Fork Cocktail Train ride experiences.

Sutter’s Fort to present special “Hands on History: Frontier Farm-to-Fork” event on 9/15

Sutter’s Fort to present special “Hands on History: Frontier Farm-to-Fork” event on 9/15

Continuing a popular series of interactive and fun “Hands on History” activities happening on the third Saturday each month -- while also celebrating our rich agricultural heritage – Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park and Friends of Sutter’s Fort will present a special “Hands on History: Frontier Farm-to-Fork” event on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  As an added treat, Fort guests are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy a home-cooked Farm-to-Fork Flapjack Breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. while helping to raise funds that support the educational programs for more than 50,000 students each year.  

 

Midtown Farmers Market celebrates September in Farm-to-Fork style

Midtown Farmers Market celebrates September in Farm-to-Fork style

While Sacramento celebrates being known as America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital in September, the Midtown Association (MA) is pleased to announce a variety of special offerings and activities at the popular and thriving Midtown Farmers Market. Proudly sponsored by Sutter Health, the Midtown Farmers Market offers up to 90 farmer, grower and vendor booths bursting with fresh fruit, produce, and gourmet or locally made goods each week.  The year-round market takes place on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on 20th Street from J Street to Kayak Alley.*