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July 3, 2020
An employee stocks a cooler at Williquors in Bismarck on July 1. North Dakota liquor stores saw a huge increase in sales with bars and restaurants closed during the pandemic.  Adam Willis / The Forum
How has the pandemic changed drinking in North Dakota?
July 3, 2020 - 7:00am
June 27, 2020
The Great Plains Food Bank has expanded its Youth Summer Meals program to eight locations in North Dakota. WDAY-TV photo
Great Plains Food Bank program offers free meals to children across North Dakota
June 27, 2020 - 11:50am
June 24, 2020
Barista Mariama Dryak makes coffee at Free Range Exchange, a farm-to-table cafe on Main Street in downtown Hokah, Minn. Noah Fish / Forum News Service
'Local love' helps small town cafe thrive in its first year open
June 24, 2020 - 6:00am
June 17, 2020
Bismarck resident Evan Baker will compete on the 20th season of Food Network's "The Worst Cooks in America." Photo courtesy of the Food Network / Special to The Forum
ND man beefs up his kitchen chops on 'The Worst Cooks in America'
June 17, 2020 - 7:00am
June 15, 2020
The Great Plains Food Bank unloads boxes from the Farmers to Families Food Box program. Trevor Peterson / Forum News Service
Farmers to Families boxes begin making their way to local food banks
June 15, 2020 - 5:00am
June 8, 2020
A sign posted on the fencing that surrounds the Hormel Foods plant in Austin, Minn., where less than 50 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 out of the 1,800 working at the plant. Noah Fish / Forum News Service
COVID-19 cases kept in check (for now) at Hormel plant in Austin
June 8, 2020 - 6:00am
May 28, 2020
Molly Yeh, award-winning cookbook author, food blogger and star of the Food Network show, "Girl Meets Farm," will be a guest judge on The Great Big Jewish Food Fest, a 10-day, virtual festival celebrating Jewish cuisine across America.  She's shown here in her home in rural East Grand Forks. Photo courtesy of the Food Network
Molly Yeh to guest judge virtual Jewish Food Fest show
May 28, 2020 - 8:05am
May 27, 2020
A new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service finds that healthy diets also benefit the environment. (Pixabay photo)
Healthier diets would make better use of resources, report says
May 27, 2020 - 6:00am
May 21, 2020
Chef Thomas McCurdy opens the basket of mystery ingredients on "Chopped Sweets." Photo courtesy of Food Network / Special to The Forum
Devils Lake native handles the heat on Food Network's 'Chopped Sweets'
May 21, 2020 - 8:00am
May 8, 2020
Cottage food proponents say proposed North Dakota rules are too onerous and restrict certain foods for sale, such as canned green beans. Pixabay
North Dakotans sue state department for rules that prohibit sale of homemade meals, food products
May 8, 2020 - 4:39pm
May 4, 2020
Spanky's Stone Hearth owner Josh Hanson said that since starting the Inspired Street Eats food truck, they haven't needed to hire any more employees. "We are so fortunate to have an amazing team and network of people at Spanky's and so far, they've stepped up and shown great willingness to take on this new challenge," he said. (Vicki Gerdes / Detroit Lakes Tribune)
Spanky's Stone Hearth in Detroit Lakes area 'blown away by the support' for new food truck
May 4, 2020 - 8:41am
April 30, 2020
Restaurant owned by former Gov. Mark Dayton's sons fails amid pandemic
April 30, 2020 - 8:41pm
Great Depression recipes are trending, like this peanut butter bread
April 30, 2020 - 8:00am
April 29, 2020
Beatrice Ojakangas (News Tribune photo)
Beatrice Ojakangas: Cooking with five ingredients or less
April 29, 2020 - 7:00am
April 28, 2020
Hugo's Family Marketplace locations in Minnesota and North Dakota have been purchasing meals for employees at local restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Trevor Peterson / Agweek)
Hugo's Family Marketplace partners with local restaurants to feed employees
April 28, 2020 - 8:00am