Africa: Why Healthy Food and Its Local Production Should Be Part of the Covid-19 Response

Susan S. Johnson

When a pandemic hits, questions that immediately arise include what impact there will be on public health, the economy and other aspects of society. Another set of questions involves response priorities for governments and households.

Food is central to both sets of questions. On the one hand, access to sufficient, nutritious food is threatened. On the other, focusing on food offers promising pandemic response options.

Reports from various countries highlight concerns about the impact of COVID-19 and pandemic response measures on food supplies, whether due to shortages, price rises or cash constraints. Even in rich countries, anxiety about possible shortages

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Food Fundraiser Whets Community’s Appetite for 2021 Fair | Local News

Susan S. Johnson

Officials Say Three of Four Headline Music Acts Have Been Booked, No Names Released 

With their hopes set on hosting the Washington Town & Country Fair in August, volunteers organized the fair board’s first-ever “Fair Food Drive- Thru” fundraiser that offered lovers of fair cuisine a chance to enjoy funnel cakes, waffle and ice cream sandwiches, ribeye steak sandwiches and other fair favorites.

A line of vehicles had formed at the KC Hall by the time the fundraiser was scheduled to open Saturday afternoon. More than 60 volunteers, representing the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce board members and staff, the

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Living Local Carolina: Crowd-Pleasing Super Bowl Recipes Courtesy of Johnny D’s Waffles And Benedicts

Susan S. Johnson

MYRTLE BEACH (WBTW) – Crowd-Pleasing Super Bowl Recipes Courtesy of Johnny D’s Waffles And Benedicts.

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Buffalo Chicken Mac-n-Cheese

Chef Jamie’s Buffalo Mac-n-Cheese is a fun twist on a traditional recipe. With shell pasta to hold all of the flavorful ingredients, this hearty dish is sure to be a hit. If buffalo isn’t really your style, she provides a BBQ substitute that is equally as delicious. 


Serves about 8-10 people

  • Chicken Thighs, 6-8 pieces boneless, skinless
  • All Purpose Seasoning, as needed
  • Oregano, dry, as needed
  • Water, 1 1/2 cup
  • Whole Milk, 2 cups
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How to eat like a local in Melbourne, the ‘culinary capital’ of Australia

Susan S. Johnson

The chefs of Melbourne are a proud bunch — and they create dishes that travelers won’t find anywhere else in the world.

a person on a court: Pastries cut with precision at Melbourne's popular Lune Croissanterie.

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Pastries cut with precision at Melbourne’s popular Lune Croissanterie.

They understand food, make the most of the seasonal produce and like to create an experience as much as fine flavors.

From breakfast through closing time, here are five dishes that define the food scene in Australia’s most livable city

Flaky pastry perfection

Forget Paris.

The best croissant in the world, according to many, including the good folks at The New York Times,

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