Archive for October, 2011

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Oct 24: picnics make the world a better place

Take a break from your Monday sometime between 11:30am and 1:00pm to join me and other food-loving friends for a group picnic in honor of Food Day! Think flash mob, but made up of a bunch of friendly folk with checkered blankets and massaged kale salad. Or whatever you’d like to bring for your picnic. [...]

Finally Revealed: Processed Food Rebates Dominate School Cafeterias

Chartwells gets big rebates serving meals like this By Ed Bruske aka The Slow Cook When  I first started writing about the food being served in my daughter’s elementary school cafeteria, I figured there had to be a reason children  were being fed Apple Jacks cereal, strawberry milk, Pop-Tarts, Giant Goldfish Grahams and Otis Spunkmeyer muffins for [...]

Oct 15: a crash course in local apple lore and how to make cider

There’s nothing quite like freshly pressed apple cider. Can you believe that folks attempted to ban its production and consumption during Prohibition? True, it was the alcoholic kind they were after, but… Okay, while not exactly an event focusing on food justice, local food lovers might be interested in this event being organized by our [...]