‘Essential’ market opens in Bethpage, aims to reduce stigma of coming to food bank

Long Island Cares opened a supermarket-style “boutique” of essentials in Bethpage on Monday aimed at reducing the stigma of going to a food pantry.

Located at 386 North Wantagh Ave., the “Essential Market” has aisles full of nonperishable and perishable goods, along with cooking demonstrations for people who pick up food and community rooms available for organizations in Hempstead Town and Nassau County, officials said.

“The essential market is an opportunity for us to tell the public who is food insecure and in need of support that you don’t have to be ashamed to go for help,” Paule Pachter, CEO of Long Island Cares, said at the opening.

The items come from stores such as Target and Costco as part of a retail

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Next Gen Foods plans 2022 US market entry with TiNDLE plant-based chicken

While the plant-based meat category is not short of startups promising to fix the broken food system, this is not the first rodeo for Andre Menezes and Timo Recker, who founded Next Gen Foods​ ​in April 2020 and have already launched products in multiple countries.

German native Recker, whose family business made schnitzel for three generations, had previously founded a successful meat alternatives business called LikeMeat in Germany (which he sold early last year), while Menezes – an engineer who hails from Brazil – was running Country Foods, one of the biggest food importers, distributors and processors in Singapore, when the two met in Singapore and hit it off.  

Lipi… tastes like chicken

Although it’s not quite as crowded as the plant-based beef market, the US plant-based chicken market is heating up rapidly, with legacy brands from Lightlife to Tofurky and Quorn now jostling for space with

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Girls’s Clothes On The Market

International brands sit alongside high-end local boutiques, providing you with loads of style alternatives Indian Jewelry. Pop into Dior, Cartier or Balenciaga for the newest must-have designer items.

One fashion trigger is trashion, which is utilizing trash to make clothes, jewellery, and other fashion items to have the ability to promote consciousness of air pollution. There are a quantity of modern trashion artists such as Marina DeBris, Ann Wizer, and Nancy Judd. Other designers have used DIY fashions, in the custom of the punk movement, to handle elitism in the business to advertise more inclusion and variety Pet Shop. As fashion concerns people, and signifies social hierarchies, fashion intersects with politics and … Read More

The Sunday Thai street food market is back and bustling at the Buddhist Center of Dallas

The symphonic smells of pungent fish sauce, tangy curries and sizzling meat waft through the hot, thick air as families shelter in the shade of an ornate temple, plates of steaming noodles and banana leaf-wrapped sweet rice in hand.

It could be a scene from a bustling street market in Thailand on a stifling summer’s day, but it’s Dallas on a Sunday afternoon. After shutting down for nearly a year during the pandemic, the Buddhist Center of Dallas has resumed its Sunday food stalls.

For 15 years, every Sunday the Buddhist temple off of Forest Lane in North Dallas has converted its parking lot into a Thai street food destination where temple members, some of whom are retired restaurant industry professionals and others skilled home cooks, set up cash-only booths with makeshift kitchens and cook up regional Thai dishes to sell, which helps raise money for the temple.

“The food

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