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Leprino consolidating string cheese operations in Colorado

Denver-based Leprino Foods Co.  is consolidating its string cheese operations in Colorado, a move that includes the closure of its Ravenna, Neb. facility in early November, the company announced. Much of the consolidation will occur at the Leprino facility in Ft. … Continue reading

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Local doctor warns Greeley residents of danger from contaminated drugs

A Colorado psychiatrist and talk show host has been warning people that generic  drugs from some foreign sources are having dangerous reactions in patients due to lack quality control standards by manufacturers.   Dr. Russell Johnson, a psychiatrist in Greeley, … Continue reading

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Voting choices for Food and Fuel

by Craig Masters Since Obama took office in 2009, fuel costs have more than doubled. We have seen the mandated increased use of ethanol and bio-fuels like E-85 and bio-diesel but still the prices at the pump continue to rise to … Continue reading

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The Rant — Food Supply Not Keeping Pace with Demand

The United Nations just issued numbers on food inflation that contradicts Federal Reserve Chairman Ben “BS” Bernanke’s assessments. “Hunger Games” may not be just a movie much longer.   The UN food agency reported Friday that food prices are “rising again.” Old BS just … Continue reading

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Weld Food Bank celebrates 30 year anniversary

GREELEY, September 7, 2012 —  This year marks the 30th year Weld Food Bank has been working to alleviate hunger in Weld County.  In that time, Weld Food Bank has distributed 88 million pounds of food to hungry residents of … Continue reading

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Food stamp users get double value at local farmers’ market

GREELEY- The Greeley Farmers’ Market at the Depot announces a new program that provides increased benefits to residents who are on the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The new “SNAP it up!” program, funded by a grant through the … Continue reading

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Food police confiscate 4-year old’s lunch, bill parents

by Peter Grady – A pre-school in North Carolina has created a stir around the country after it was reported that officials forced a child to eat a school lunch and billed the parent because her lunch brought from home … Continue reading

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Transparency is the new secrecy!

Obama’s Health Czar told us very clearly: Healthcare must be redistributed. by Craig Masters The once-respected Center for Disease Control is now under the control of one of Obama’s growing number of unconfirmed czars in what Judicial Watch calls the … Continue reading

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Food Day event to be held at University schools cafeteria

Staff Reports — Greeley- Food Day, October 24, 2011, is a nationwide grass roots effort to promote healthy eating and raise awareness of food issues within communities. Each Food Day event is individual to its host site and no two … Continue reading

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Greeley Stampede schedule and pricing

by Vanessa Dominguez Admission to the Greeley Stampede is free for children inder six. Children ages 6-12 and attendees over 61 are $2. Anyone else is a flat $5 fee. A family of four would spend $14 in admission and $10 … Continue reading

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Greeley residents may qualify for a $45 rebate

Staff Reports Applications for the City of Greeley Food Tax Rebate Program are available Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Finance Department, City Hall, 1000 10th Street or online at www.greeleygov.com/Finance/FoodTaxRebate.aspx. Applications will be accepted through May … Continue reading

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Many children go to bed hungry due to lack of food

— by Vanessa Dominguez — – The 9th annual Stone Soup dinner to benefit Weld Food Bank will be held Saturday, April 30  6:00pm – 9:00pm at University of Northern Colorado Ballrooms 10th Avenue and 20th Street in Greeley, CO. … Continue reading

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Food safety (garden) bill could be derailed by technicality

Story and Photo By Jack Minor   A bill that was passed by the Senate creating massive new regulations to food production at every level could be defeated by a technicality. The Food Safety Modernization Act passed the Senate this … Continue reading

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Help the Hungry; Weld Food Bank in need of donations

By Vanessa Dominguez September is a slow month for donations to the Weld Food Bank. Kevin Mullin, food bank director of development said, “During this time of the year, the food bank typically finds that its food inventory gets low … Continue reading

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IN AN EMERGENCY HOW WOULD COLORADO FEED ITSELF

by Jim Frazier How would Colorado feed itself in an emergency?  That is just one of the questions to be answered by “From Plant to Plate”, a research project funded by three northern Colorado counties: Weld, Larimer, and Boulder. Larimer … Continue reading

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Food stamp program

Our food stamp program needs to look at the model WIC uses to ensure recipients are receiving quality nutritional foods.  WIC restricts and screens retail food outlets allowed to accept WIC payment. In addition restrictions are in place on foods based … Continue reading

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County to hold “plant to plate” meetings to discuss food situation

By Jack Minor The Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment has announced it will be holding a series of meetings in Weld, Larimer and Boulder counties to introduce and present initial findings from the Northern Colorado Regional Food … Continue reading

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Stamp

By Rish Burkholder Q: What should I look for when selecting my dog’s food? A: Just as you read the label of ingredients of what you eat, you should read the label of what you feed your pet. The first … Continue reading

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Weld Food Bank helps families in need

By Vanessa Dominguez The Greeley Gazette Last year the Weld Food Bank provided Weld County residents with 8.1 million lbs of food.  According to a recent study, hunger and food insecurity are on the rise in Colorado, which may mean … Continue reading

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Ask Abby

Send your questions to AskAbbyGG@gmail.com By Rish Burkholder and Linda Harms For the Greeley Gazette Q: I am thinking about getting a dog as a companion. What things should I consider in making my choice? A: There are as many … Continue reading

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Some good coming out of the Haitian earthquake

In the middle of the cleanup following the destructive Haitian earthquake, some good is coming out at last. A recent release from the United Nations reported “world leaders” admitted they made a mistake in “providing food and other necessities of … Continue reading

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Grocery Store Games make shopping at any store fun with your little one

By Vanessa Dominguez The Greeley Gazette Visiting the grocery store with your infant or toddler can be fun with a little bit of Pre-planning and confidence. The goal is to prevent the dreaded scenario, your little one kicking and screaming … Continue reading

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Organic producers, sellers speak out on regulations

by Jack Minor, for The Greeley Gazette Weld County’s predominate industry is agriculture. We produce a range of products, corn, onions, carrots, alfalfa, and sugar beets. We are also producers of a new kind of crop: organic foods. At its … Continue reading

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