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It seems a tall order to ask restaurants that already suffer from pandemic wipeouts and carpaccio-thin margins to increase their prices, or patrons to pay more in a country where 13.8 percent are food insecure. Myint, the son of Chinese immigrants, is no stranger to the harsh economics. He started as a line cook in San Francisco and operated several food trucks before opening his first restaurant with his wife.  But the experience of the restaurants and businesses who participate in the Zero Foodprint initiative attests to enthusiastic patrons and the opportunity to educate a broader base about the impact…

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Nearby, Isabel Quispe, 29, and Gabriel Jaio, 31, live with their one-year-old daughter Emy as well as a niece and her child. Together they use the water to wash clothes and dishes, bathe, and cultivate pumpkin, with plans to soon grow carrots and beetroot.  “We need the water, we couldn’t live without it,” says Jaio. Isabel Quispe and Gabriel Jaio’s niece Vilma and her daughter. Credit: Peter Yeung The fog catchers go some way toward addressing the grim inequalities of water supply in Peru. In Los Tres Miradores, a typical family consumes about 50 liters of water per day, according…

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Rom-coms can actually be a great salve for a broken heart, providing empathy and hope during an otherwise difficult period. 2,000 adults in a new poll reported the top reasons such films were seen as having such a positive influence: they provide escapism, get you to laugh again, and they’re relatable. According to the survey, the top three romantic comedies are: Bridget Jones’s Diary, Legally Blonde, and The Holiday. The Wedding Singer and Bridesmaids were the next most popular in providing comfort after a split. Other classics that made the top 10 included the star studded Crazy Stupid Love, How to…

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The solution to stopping climate change might be buried on 10 acres in the Pauma Valley, California. In the early morning before the sun will rise above the hills and torch the valley, Bea Alvarez picks plump ripe blackberries and sun-dried strawberries straight from the plants. In the “food forest” between hedgerows of native sage, manzanita and elderberries grow rows of salad greens, kale, grapes, zucchini, sunflowers and asparagus, all without pesticides or artificial fertilizer.  “The idea is not just to produce food but to improve the soil,” says Alvarez, Solidarity Farm’s Climate Resilience Specialist. “We stopped using the plow…

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This article may contain affiliate links where we make a small commission for purchases you make from links that you click from this article. For more details, read the disclosure page.Mainly famous for being one of the world’s fashion capitals, Milan is not among Italy’s most popular travel choices. However, it has a unique vibe you won’t find anywhere else in the country. A cosmopolitan and vibrant city with a centuries-old history, Milan is also close to other beautiful destinations, such as Lake Como, making it a perfect North Italy gateway. Deciding where to stay in Milan is one of…

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This article may contain affiliate links where we make a small commission for purchases you make from links that you click from this article. For more details, read the disclosure page.Lake Como is one of the most popular destinations in North Italy. A luxurious and romantic area where the crystal-blue waters of the lake meet the majestic Alps mountains, Lake Como is a renowned tourist spot with charming towns, lakeside promenades and stunning historical villas facing the waters. Deciding where to stay in Lake Como is fundamental to having a memorable vacation packed with exciting experiences. This guide will help you…

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She disclosed her health challenges in an interview with The Wall Street Journal Magazine.Linda Evangelista, the supermodel made famous in the 1990s, revealed in an interview that she survived breast cancer twice in five years.The fashion model described her diagnoses and multiple health challenges in an interview with The Wall Street Journal Magazine that was published on Tuesday.Ms. Evangelista, 58, said she was first diagnosed in 2018 after an annual mammogram. The magazine noted that it was the first time she had spoken publicly about her cancer.Ms. Evangelista did not immediately respond for comment on Tuesday.In response to her diagnosis,…

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