Dawson Raught, Jeffery Brennan and MaKayla Counts with some of the Penn Farm chickens used to harvest eggs.

William Penn eggstra: Ag students provide campus-grown eggs

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

William Penn staff have one benefit most educators don’t: Eggs. Karen Ferrucci’s animal science class harvests eggs from their chickens, giving first choice to the school’s nutritional program to feed students, and the second to the school’s culinary program. Any extra eggs are sold to school faculty and staff. Last week, Ferrucci and the 150 students involved in her various …

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Food Bank, DART kick off Thanksgiving food drives

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

With 45 days to go, two of Delaware’s biggest Thanksgiving food drives have kicked off. The Food Bank of Delaware and DART’s Stuff the Bus announced the details of their drives Monday. The Food Bank said it expects demand for Thanksgiving food to be high this year because of the costs of inflation and threats of recession. “More than 100,000 …

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Founder’s Folio: Heed lessons of history on money and inflation

Chris L. Kenny Government, Headlines

Early printing of paper money. (Photo from New York Public Library). Inflation has arrived with many of its hallmark indicators. A charged-up economy stoked by shortages, price hikes, money printing and spending is fueling the modern inflation boom. Almost everywhere we look, we see increased prices from lumber and housing to food and clothing, not to mention ever-reducing product sizes …