Mexico City Roaster Buna Driving Quality Through Protecting EcosystemsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Buna works with Mexican producers through soil testing and management practices. All images courtesy of Buna.

Launched as a small cafe by a pair of high school friends in 2012, Mexico City-based coffee company Buna has since evolved to offer a unique vision for protecting Mexican ecosystems.

Now a full-fledged roasting company with high-end restaurant clients throughout North America, Buna embraces the concept that the loss of complex ecosystems in places where coffee is grown can translate to unusable land. Thus, the company offers a three-tiered approach to ecosystem protection that values social relationships.

“You can’t conserve an ecosystem if

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Metro woman sprouts urban farm to combat food deserts in city

Kansas City, MO — La’Trice Murray, who goes by the professional name ‘Black Farmer Jane’, says she never really had much of a green thumb, until the pandemic struck.

Murray, who travels most of the year as a software trainer for Cerner, found herself grounded during COVID-19.

In search of a hobby, Murray found her new calling.

“From one plant just last year, when I just had this small strip over to the right, full of peppers and tomatoes and cucumbers,” Murray said. “That was enough to provide for myself, my mother, my father, my uncle, my grandmother

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Food City Dirt Race betting preview: Briscoe, Reddick trending up

The NASCAR Cup Series heads to Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee on Sunday for the Food City Dirt Race, marking the first time in more than 50 years the premier series has implemented a dirt course.

Let’s dig into the odds, driver to beat, and where others are trending.

Driver Odds
Kyle Larson +150
Christopher Bell +400
Austin Dillon +800
Chase Briscoe +800
Chase Elliott +1000
Stewart Friesen +1000
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. +1200
Kyle Busch +1400
Ryan Blaney +1500
Bubba Wallace +1800
Tyler Reddick +1800
Alex Bowman +2000
Denny Hamlin +2000
Field – All Drivers Not Listed +2000
Martin Truex
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More restaurants turn to vegan, vegetarian options | City News

In search of vegan takeout? Look no farther than Scottsdale, which recently ranked as having the country’s highest share of restaurants serving vegetarian and vegan options.

According to WalletHub’s Best Cities for Vegans and Vegetarians ranking, Scottsdale’s restaurant scene has the highest percentage of eateries serving vegetarian options at nearly 28 percent and vegan options at more than 16 percent. 

Overall, Scottsdale ranked 22nd on WalletHub’s list, while other East Valley cities such as Gilbert, Chandler, and Mesa ranked 25th, 28th, and 34th, respectively. 

“That’s great to hear Scottsdale is earning a reputation as a vegan dining destination!”

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