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Friday, September 20, 2013

Farmworker groups welcome governor's 'Farm Safety and Health Week' with caution

Posted By on Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 3:36 PM

Photo by Jonathan Mendez, youth farmworker and photographer. A child working in a North Carolina field. Governor Pat McCrory issued an official proclamation declaring Sept. 16–20 Farm Safety and Health Week. Agriculture and agribusiness combined are a top industry in North Carolina, providing more than $77 billion in revenue with $14.9 billion directly coming from farm production, according to the governor’s statement. The governor’s proclamation came at the urging of the Agromedicine Institute. The institute is a partly state-funded, nonprofit research facility at East Carolina University that works in conjunction with North Carolina State University and North Carolina Agriculture and...

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Street food festivals bring fellowship and funds to Iglesia Hispana Emanuel in Durham

Posted By on Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 1:22 PM

Victoria BouloubasisKaren Jimenez Rangel sneaks in a bite of pupusa before her little sister, Zuri, finds it. Maria Estrela's face, a rainbow of late afternoon light and shadows, focused with ease on a ball of dough in her hands. Nothing could have deterred her casual concentration in that church parking lot on that summer Saturday afternoon. Not the furtive scurrying of kids around a makeshift prep table, nor the bellowing calls from her sister, Vilma Nuñez, down an improvised short-order line. "Una revuelta y una con queso!" Nuñez shouted as she hustled behind a hot, flat-top grill, a spatula gripped...

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Ari Berenbaum buys Ninth Street Bakery

Posted By on Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 2:05 PM

Durham's Ninth Street Bakery was officially acquired today by baker Ari Berenbaum. Ninth Street Bakery was originally founded by four partners in 1981. Among them, owner Frank Ferrell, who, along with his family, operates the bakery at its current 136 E. Chapel Hill St. location. "We are all extremely excited about this opportunity," Berenbaum tells the INDY. "The Ferrell family has been very kind to us in allowing us to take up their mantelpiece. We look forward to carrying on the Ninth Street tradition—in effect, to modernize a brand while retaining its integrity." Berenbaum previously served as the bakery's head...

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