Turkish king-size electric tractor ready for mass production

Good News Notes: “The development of a Turkish-made, king-size electric tractor has been completed, and the locally developed vehicle will be mass-produced as of June, the company’s head announced Monday. ‘We have 25 tractors ready and waiting on our assembly line,’ said Önder Yol, the chairperson of ZY Electric Tractor. The company has already received…

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $1 million to food charities in US, Canada

Good News Notes: “Ryan Reynolds  and Blake Lively donated $500,000 each to two organizations fighting hunger in the U.S. and Canada amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  The couple made the donations to Feeding America and Food Banks Canada. In a statement released by Feeding America on Twitter, the couple said that they are ‘honored and privileged’ to…

20 Plant-Based Foods Coming to Market in 2021

Good News Notes: “The plant-based food boom is heating up. Growth in the segment outpaced all other food categories amid the coronavirus pandemic, with plant-based meat sales up 148 percent in 2020 compared to the year before. Having surpassed the $5 billion mark last year, the overall plant-based food market is set to top $74 billion by 2027. …

Disney wishing well coins donated to homeless charity

Good News Notes: “Some $20,000 in coins that tourists tossed into Walt Disney World’s wishing wells and fountains became a Thanksgiving gift for Central Florida’s largest homeless shelter. Allison Krall is the CEO of the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida. She says she’s thankful, especially with everything Disney has gone through during the…

A Giant turkey donation in Delaware

Good News Notes: “Giant Food stores of Landover, Maryland, donated 6-thousand turkeys to food banks in the Mid-Atlantic region, including one-thousand to the Food Bank of Delaware, on Monday, November 9, 2020. ‘Honestly no one should ever go hungry. We just want to make as big a difference as we can because that’s what is…

‘Miracle’ twins home from the hospital after months in NICU

Good News Notes:  “After a roller coaster pregnancy and scary complications, ‘miracle’ babies Vince and Pauly Salmonese are finally home with their parents, Dana and Joe. Just 13 weeks into her pregnancy, Dana Salmonese had a sonogram that revealed a rare and dangerous condition called twin to twin transfusion syndrome. The abnormality means that twins share a…

Family Promise of Greater Phoenix helps homeless children

Good News Notes: “Family Promise of Greater Phoenix is ensuring that the families in their care are ready for learning under any circumstances as the school year begins. The nonprofit organization rescues primarily first-time homeless families, their pets; helps them return to independence, according to a press release, adding that part of their programming is…