What we’re reading: 6/10

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OK, this is just wrong! Just in time for Princess Charlotte, a British entrepreneur (if you want to dignify the title) has concocted ice cream made from breast milk. “Royal Baby Gaga ice cream is made by The Licktators with donated breast milk – screened in line with hospital standards,” reports the UK newspaper, The Independent. Um, gag me with a baby spoon!

Ripe for the picking. Why not plant urban orchards? Could city parks be food providers for gleaners for generations to come? NPR offers a look at a new trend.

Fighting ‘faple’ syrup. Confessions from a maple syrup lover: I started smuggling my own maple syrup into restaurants. To which, we say, “Hear, hear!” From Serious Eats’ Max Falkowitz.

Waste not. A new Boston grocery store in Boston has opened, named Daily Table. There, food donated by wholesalers and markets that’s nearing it’s expiration date is sold at discounted prices, according to NPR. Why didn’t we think of this sooner?

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