fresno food expo http://kvpr.org en Swearengin Focuses On Business, Industry Growth in 'State of City' Speech http://kvpr.org/post/swearengin-focuses-business-industry-growth-state-city-speech <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fresno Mayor Ashley </span>Swearengin<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;says the the city's economy is on the road to recovery in 2013, thanks in part to growth in the local food processing sector. &nbsp;</span></p><p>"I'm telling you that things are getting good around here when it comes to industrial expansion and expanding our food business,"&nbsp;Swearengin&nbsp;told the crowd.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 23:42:48 +0000 Joe Moore 15273 at http://kvpr.org Swearengin Focuses On Business, Industry Growth in 'State of City' Speech Commentary: Time For Fresno to Embrace Food Culture, Not Just Commerce http://kvpr.org/post/commentary-time-fresno-embrace-food-culture-not-just-commerce <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Earlier this year, the <a href="http://www.fresnofoodexpo.com/">Fresno Food Expo</a> brought together valley food businesses with regional and national buyers, as well as hundreds of ordinary local residents. But Del Rey farmer and guest commentator </span><a href="http://whatwecouldcarry.wordpress.com/biography/">Nikiko<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Masumoto</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says all the buzz about food products, left her dreaming of something more meaningful, a focus on local food culture.</span></p><p>--------------</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 16:18:00 +0000 Nikiko Masumoto 14015 at http://kvpr.org Commentary: Time For Fresno to Embrace Food Culture, Not Just Commerce