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America's supply of sugar is shrinking because of a poor sugar beet harvest in the northern Midwest. As a result, the U.S. will import more sugar this year than it has in almost 40 years. Amarin Jitnathum/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

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America Will Import More Sugar This Year Than It Has In 4 Decades

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The 20-foot-tall bronze sculpture of a boat loaded with refugees and migrants is the work of Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz. Its bread-and-fruit motif encapsulates how food is interlocked with the history of human migration. Grzegorz Galazka/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images hide caption

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A sweet view along one of the many canals of Venice, which in this case are filled with blue jellybeans. Pradipta Banerjee /Courtesy of David M. Schwarz Architects hide caption

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Candy Canals: Architects Craft Gingerbread Replica Of Venice

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At La Palma Calle Ocho in Miami, the churros are pulled hot from a fryer, placed into brown paper bags and drenched in granulated sugar. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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When Miami Temps Plunge Below 60, It's Time For Hot Churros

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DoorDash's delivery restaurant in Redwood City, near San Francisco, is among an increasing number of "ghost kitchens" and menus that exist solely in smartphone apps. Shannon Bond/NPR hide caption

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Delivery Only: The Rise Of Restaurants With No Diners As Apps Take Orders

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Members of the Crop Wild Relatives project from the Crop Trust joined their research partners in Nepal on an expedition to collect wild relatives of rice, okra and eggplant in October 2017. Hannes Dempewolf of the Crop Trust says the elephants kept the researchers high enough off the ground that they didn't have to worry about any snakes that might be lurking. L.M. Salazar/Crop Trust hide caption

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Raiders Of The Lost Crops: Scientists Race Against Time To Save Genetic Diversity

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'Immigrant Food' Restaurant, Trump's New Neighbor

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MIT's Breakthrough In Propulsion Of Intra-Intestinal Micro-Muscular Agglomerations

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Peter Melnik, a fourth-generation dairy farmer, owns Bar-Way Farm, Inc. in Deerfield, Mass. He has an anaerobic digester on his farm that converts food waste into renewable energy. Allison Aubrey/NPR hide caption

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Chew On This: Farmers Are Using Food Waste To Make Electricity

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If you don't have a steady source of healthy food, it's hard to manage chronic conditions. That's why health care providers are setting up food pantries — right in hospitals and clinics. mixetto/Getty Images hide caption

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'Food Pharmacies' In Clinics: When The Diagnosis Is Chronic Hunger

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Chad Spangler, co-owner and bartender at Service Bar in Washington, D.C., serves up one of his favorite fall drinks on the menu called The Golden Apple. It's made with homemade Jonah Gold apple juice, apple brandy and a spiced butter syrup. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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'Last Call' Goes Behind The Scenes At Bars, Giving A Glimpse Of Post-Shift Rituals

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Grocery Delivery Services May Rescue Thanksgiving Dinner

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