Stories about Food from April, 2015
Tunisia Looks to Tap Into Its History and Push Its Olive Oil Front and Center
The so-called Arab Spring gave Tunisia international name recognition. Now Tunisia wants to be known for something else — its olive oil.
Head to the US-Mexico Border and Find a Chinese Food Scene Like None Other
Avocado in fried rice and Mexican-style beef with asparagus are just some of the dishes you’ll find. And their backstory dates back more than 130 years.
This Young Yemeni American Is on a Quest to Bring Coffee From the ‘Land of Mocha’ to the World
Hail to the Yemeni coffee bean, rebels and airstrikes be damned.
Syria's Yarmouk Camp Between the Hammer of Hunger and the Anvil of Extremism
After almost two years of starving them to death, both Assad and ISIS forces are competing on killing those left alive in the Yarmouk Camp for Palestinians refugees in Damascus.
Spreading the Seed of Permaculture from Timor-Leste to the Tropical World
A crowdfunding campaign aims at making The Tropical Permaculture Guidebook a reality - a practical reference guide for implementing permaculture techniques that are specific to tropical climates.
ISIS Burning US Food Aid for Syria
Turkish journalist Mete Sohtaoğlu, who is based in Istanbul, reports that ISIS is burning US food aid destined for Syria “because it is not halal” – or Islamically permitted or lawful. He tweets the following photographs to back up his report: #ISIS burned " #US food support to #Syria "...