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The 14-Year-Old Entrepreneur Bringing Sweetness to Everyone!

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14-year old Michael Platt is making life a little better for someone in need, one cupcake at a time. For every dessert he sells through his business, he’s donating one to shelters in his community—bringing some sweetness to those who could most use it. Here’s his amazing story! 

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23 minutes

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Is Going Zero Waste Really Possible?

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Have you seen those people who can fit a year’s worth of garbage into a mason jar? Is that even possible? Meet a family that tried to live zero waste for a month and see how it went!

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25 minutes

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A Funny-Looking Clam That’s Saving Communities!

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Can a clam help keep a culture alive? The impact the geoduck has had on the communities of the American Northwest goes even further, bringing together culinary experts, conservationists, and pallets around the globe! This intriguing mollusk is way more than just a delicacy on your plate!

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10 minutes

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“Eating Local”: When the Most Delicious Ingredient is History

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What if sourcing our food “locally” also included bringing hundreds of years of delicious stories to life from the history of the land and sea the food comes from? How deep might those tastes reach in us? Here’s what that looks like for this pub in the UK! 

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15 minutes

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How Do You Become a World Champion Pizza Spinner?

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Pizza spinning is mesmerizing, but what if you added fire, multiple flying doughs, and the occasional behind-the-back spin? That’s how world champion spinner Justin Wadstein does it! Get ready—you’ve never seen dough spun quite like this before.

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11 minutes

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Can You Fit a 2-Acre Garden in a Shipping Container?

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How do we increase access to fresh, nutritious foods in places lacking the land to grow it? Square Roots may be bringing us towards the solution by growing the equivalent of a 2-acre garden inside a shipping container!

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16 minutes

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Feeding the Soul and Ending Loneliness

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Can food fight loneliness? In the kitchens of the Healing Meals Community Project, food is giving people a place to come together, work in the service of others, and leave people changed for life!

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13 minutes

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Re-Imagining Restaurants: Zero Waste and Endless Good! 

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What if we just eliminated trash bins? This restaurant did! And this one commitment has completely reshaped the traditional restaurant model; pointing to possibilities that can transform food systems around the world.

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20 minutes

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Fighting ALS One Pickle at a Time!

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When life throws us unexpected bad news, what do we do? The story of what Arthur Cohen turned his ALS diagnosis into may help you recognize your own tools to find your way through whatever pickle you may be facing!

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13 minutes

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On the Hunt with Italy’s Truffle Dogs!

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Hidden beneath the ground lie treasures with a hefty price tag that can only be uncovered by a certain few. So, let’s head off on a truffle hunt to discover the secrets of this delicacy…

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7 minutes

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How the Joy of Cooking Connects Us Through the Generations

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Because of this cookbook, thousands of people have gathered together around the world. Now, this iconic book is having a revamp, from none other than the creator’s grandson! Here’s a story that will have you thinking about your own family traditions in a new light.

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Printing With Your Greatest Catch

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Can we capture great meals with a piece of art? The ancient Japanese art form of Gyotaku has been memorializing fishermen’s “big catch” for centuries, now the art form has found new meaning in Hawaii in the hands of  Naoki Hayashi.

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A Charming Tradition that is Equally as Sweet!

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It only takes one person to breathe new life into a dying tradition. Meet Shinri Tezuka, the craftsman who is sculpting the sweet, ancient Japanese art form of Amezaiku back into the hands (and mouths!) of modern society.

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8 minutes

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Why Are These Bees Getting Punched by Alfalfa?

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If you love your ice cream or cheese, then your new bestie should be a tiny bee that makes it all possible! These leafcutter bees have to go through a boxing match with a flower that packs quite the punch to put your favorite treats on the table. 

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12 minutes

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The Amazing Way a Fish Changed Human History

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Could a single fish really be the reason our world is the way that it is? Could the scope of human history have been entirely different without it? Let’s explore! This is amazing!

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Could Your Dinner Save the Planet?

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So, you’ve started recycling, maybe even use fewer straws! Is there another easy way you can easily benefit the planet? Why not start with your plate!

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8 minutes

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Transforming Detroit One Beehive at a Time!

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Could vacant lots actually hold the potential to make cities healthier? Take a look at how this couple is transforming Detroit’s many vacant lots into an oasis for urban beekeeping and enriching their community! 

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The Tastiest Way to Save the Planet

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Are you looking for food that’s good for both you and the environment? What if we told you that all of your favorite treats, from protein bars to tacos, can be made with insects! We’re discovering where those feelings of disgust you may be experiencing come from and how eating insects could help the planet. Dare to join us?

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8 minutes

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The Restaurant that Brought Love to Phoenix

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If you’re looking for proof that love can bring about real change, you need look no further than 16th street in Phoenix, Arizona! This is one story that will help you see the hidden potential in your own life.

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24 minutes

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Ever Wonder How Your Work is Measuring Up? This May Help!

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Have you ever doubted your ability to finish something you’ve started? What’s inside this article may help you rethink your expectations. Here’s an amazing insight about trusting our guts, from one man’s journey through a 400-page molecular gastronomy cookbook (whew!)

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6 minutes

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Mole Poblano Asuncion: The Sauce Made with 3 Generations of Love

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What tastes like home to you? When we’re far from home, food can bring us comfort and make us feel a little less homesick. The three generations of women at Mole Poblano Asuncion are bringing the flavors of Mexico to those who miss it most in New York City. Here’s their remarkable story!

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16 minutes

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Tasting Peru: from Sea to Summit, the Andes to the Amazon

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Our foods and their traditions tell the stories of who we are. And even when we can’t seem to find common ground with someone on anything else, we can find common ground around the dinner table! Food is powerful. So we’re traveling to one of the most diverse foodscapes in the world to see how they’re preserving the legacy of their remarkable culinary culture! 

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10 minutes

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Hunting for a Solution to the Damage from Wild Pigs

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Wild pigs are one of the most destructive invasive species in the United States. They’re devastating ecosystems, destroying agriculture, killing other animals, and costing billions of dollars in damage. But there’s something that we can do, and it all ties back to who our species is at our roots.

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20 minutes

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Celebrating a Global Communi-TEA!

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Did you know you probably have some fascinating connection to tea? This beverage has reshaped history and cultures around the world and led to many aspects of our lives today. So what does that say about some of the universals of human nature and our shared humanity?

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18 minutes

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Travel to the Land Where Real Wasabi Grows!

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Yes, it’s true, the “wasabi” you know is most likely not actually wasabi! We’re traveling into Japan to meet one of the people growing the real deal to learn more about the cultural impact of this product and why it’s so precious and pricey. It may remind us of a few of our own treasured treats!

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This Garden In a Pool Helps Put an End to Food Scarcity

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What if an unused pool could be our blueprint to a more abundant future? It turns out that if we’re a little creative, we can breathe new life into almost anything and build everything we need in fascinating close-looped systems! Here’s one great example of a movement to revitalize our human ingenuity!

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15 minutes

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Artificial Intelligence Meets Black Soldier Flies and Farming!

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When it comes to saving the resources of our planet, we are all hoping for the next big idea to come along. Well, this one involves a very tiny creature that brings an amazing resume to the task. Let’s meet them!

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The Bread as Unique as the Place You Make It

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There is a revival happening. And it’s coming in the form of something we all love: bread! Sourdough has been a connection to the bread ovens of our ancestors for more than 5000 years, and now you can travel the kitchens of the world from a unique library in Belgium!

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Without Cheese, We Might Not Be Here!

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Throughout human history, cheese has given us a huge survival advantage and changed civilization. If that isn’t friendship, we don’t know what is. So let’s spend a little quality time with one of our oldest pals, and remind ourselves of all that we’ve been through together.

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