EBR City-Parish, Dollar General praised for bringing healthy food options to local communities

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tennessee — During the second week of February, the U.S. Conference of Mayors highlighted the partnership between the City of Baton Rouge and the Dollar General as a positive example of how to increase fresh produce and access to healthier food in low-income communities.

The 2020 Best Practices Report, which is an annual analysis produced by the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Business Council, showcased innovative public-private partnerships designed to address challenges facing communities

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LOCAL BRIEFS: Funding awarded for healthy food options | News

Funding awarded for healthy food options

ELKHART — Crossroads United Way has given Church Community Services $41,000. The donation will help Church Community Services provide fresh, local produce and protein to community members who may otherwise struggle to obtain it.

As a way to increase the agency’s outreach to the Latinx community, part of the funding will also be used to purchase a greater variety of foods appreciated by the Latinx community, CCS officials stated

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Chicago’s best vegetarian and vegan options For Super Bowl Sunday snacking

Hall of Fame member and former Kansas City Chiefs star Tony Gonzalez is vegan.

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Chicago’s long and painful winter is in full swing now but we have Super Bowl Sunday to look forward to. Maybe folks tune in for the riveting halftime show or just want an excuse to indulge in some tasty appetizers while stress watching the Puppy Bowl. While Buffalo wings

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Taco Bell’s Vegetarian Menu | Best Menu Options That are Meat Free

Taco Bell’s vegetarian menu is steadily becoming a go-to for vegetarians and vegans. And now, it plans to step things up a notch.

In this article, we discuss why the restaurant is noteworthy amongst vegetarianism for its famous menu options.

Taco Bell is Great for Vegetarians

taco bell's vegetarian menu

The fast-food chain has had an early association with beefy burritos and tasty tacos. At the same time, they also have long been friendly to vegetarians and plant-based eaters.

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