Food

Prince George’s Community College teaches healthy habits for free

Largo, MD- The culinary program at Prince George’s Community College is offering free classes to anyone who wants to learn how to create a healthier lifestyle for residents. This program is in partnership with the American Heart Association.

A Montgomery County aid group raises over $100,000 to help local community

Montgomery County, MD.-The group Silver Spring/Takoma Park Mutual Aid is providing local residents with food, diapers, and more. Since forming last year, the group has raised over $100,000 and has helped more than 3,000 local residents. 

Food truck vendor thrives during pandemic shutdowns and challenges

Rockville, MD – Since December 2020, restaurant manager Chris Van Jura has been selling signature hot dogs in his eight square foot mobile shop. Catalyst Hot Dogs was his way of making money after being furloughed, twice, as a result…

The return of the March Madness has buoyed chicken wing sales

Crofton, MD- With no NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament in 2020, the chicken wing business saw a one million pound surplus and chicken wing prices plummet to under one dollar. Now with the NCAA tournament back in full swing, chicken wing…

State comptroller promotes local business owners

Holiday season is upon us. This means more shopping. CNS-TV’s Lauren Moses tell us how the state comptroller is urging residents to put their money back into their communities as the holiday season approaches.

Relieving D.C.’s food insecurity issue

About 14.3 million U.S. households were food insecure in 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In Washington D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8, there are only two grocery stores accommodating about 34,000 people. Lauren Moses reports on how three mission-driven organizations are determined to relieve some of the food insecurities in the nation’s capital.

Malted barley’s additional uses

Beer is almost as old as time, or at least the time of ancient civilizations. Ancient Greek soldier Xenophon even wrote about beer and the barley malt floating in it. Though malted barley was utilized mainly for beer back then, its products have expanded.

Federal funds aimed at boosting Chesapeake Bay oyster population

WASHINGTON – Efforts to increase Chesapeake Bay’s oyster population – a key indicator of the bay’s health – have received $800,000 in federal funding.   “This money will allow us and our partners – including the Maryland Department of Natural Resources…

A beginner’s guide to bubble tea

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – No, it’s not a mistake. Those bouncy balls at the bottom of the drink are purposeful… and delicious! They are called boba, and the drink is called “boba tea,” but it is more commonly known on…