Food

Local non-profit helps with meeting needs of pet owners impacted by government shut-down

It’s not just the humans who’ve been impacted by the government shut-down. Many of their four-legged family members have been as well. One local non-profit is helping to fill the need and help with preparing pet owners if federal workers are hit with a second shut-down.

Famous kitchen sets up in the heart of government to feed federal workers

WASHINGTON – Chef José Andrés stood outside of the Pennsylvania Avenue World Central Kitchen location for hours Wednesday, welcoming furloughed federal employees into the cafe to get food and supplies to help feed them and their families. World Central Kitchen,…

Unions, Maryland Food Bank partner to help federal workers

BALTIMORE – At lunchtime Wednesday, underneath a dim overcast sky, 77 families of furloughed federal workers showed up to a union parking lot for food. In the crowd was Donna, a Baltimore employee of the Treasury Department. Having fallen on…

Local biscuit company given a chance to take a bigger bite of the market

ama Biscuit began as a small operation four years ago but now this all female, minority-owned business is going regional after being selected as one of 100 companies out of 500 that applied to be distributed in 50 Walmart stores in nine states.

Local doughnut shop offers range of unique flavors

They say you’ve got to get up early to make a great doughnut and that’s certainly the case for one Baltimore businesswoman. Courtney Fix caters to all ages and tastes, no matter how unique.

Anti-hunger programs in Maryland growing to meet demand

In Maryland, about 10 percent of households are food insecure, meaning they struggle to afford adequate nutritious food, according to data from the United States Department of Agriculture.

Critics hit Trump’s food program plan as ‘devastating’ to Maryland

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal 2019 includes an overhaul of a supplemental food assistance program for low-income people that could affect nearly 750,000 Marylanders. Many in the state’s predominantly Democratic congressional delegation are attacking the White…

TURKEY DONATION: Maryland Food Bank prepares for holiday needs

As the holidays draw near, so does the overwhelming need for food across Maryland. But food insecurity isn’t just a problem once a year.

George Washington’s distillery celebrates 10-year anniversary

Distillers and visitors from around the country gathered at George Washington’s distillery in Mt. Vernon to celebrate the site’s 10-year anniversary since its reconstruction.

Iconic Annapolis restaurant sold to former customer

Chick and Ruth’s Delly in Annapolis has been owned by the same family since it opened in 1965. Now there’s a new owner taking over the popular restaurant who’s promising to stay the course.