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‘Parks and Rec’ Star Nick Offerman Loves 4505 Chicharrones, and More A.M. Intel

Plus, the stolen Wise Sons van has been found!

Nick Offerman
Nick Offerman
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Ron Swanson loves him some chicharrones

Actor Nick Offerman, best known for his role as Ron Swanson on “Parks and Recreation,” Tweeted at 4505 Meats last night, declaring his love (above) for the housemade chicharrones, which incidentally are now available on Amazon.

The Wise Sons stolen delivery van has been located

Here’s a heartwarming tale: After the Wise Sons delivery van was stolen last week from the Ferry Building, Eater SF put out a call to find it. Responding to that call was Oakland tofu maker Hodo Soy, who spotted the van and aided in its return to San Francisco’s beloved bagel provider. We’re all heroes here.

California farmers are testing out new water practices

In order to both conserve water and adequately nourish crops, California farmers have begun testing out new practices to use overflowing rivers to water crops, rather than using groundwater irrigation. Read more on the promising practice on NPR.

Juicero significantly drops its price

Act fast! If you want a multi-hundred dollar juicer, then now is the time. Juicero, the Wifi-enabled juicer that debuted at $699 a pop, has lowered the price of its machine to $399, which is a 43 percent reduction in price. The Verge has more on what that could mean for the company.

Munchery looks toward national expansion

Despite staff cuts and the departure of its two founders, meal delivery service Munchery is planning to add four or five more kitchens. Read all about it on Eater National here.