Secretary Pollan?

“We citizens of The United States of America request the appointment of Michael Pollan to the Office of Secretary of Agriculture of the United States of America. Through his academic lectures and papers, published books, and articles, Mr. Pollan has proven capable of gathering wide-ranging research, organizing it into a coherent whole, and reaching non-biased […]

Mackerel, Anyone?

It appears that the world’s fish populations are crumbling as many fisheries are now falling apart. Mark Bittman gives us the 411 in a recent article in the International Herald Tribune. In it he states that, “One study, in 2006, concluded that if current fishing practices continue, the world’s major commercial stocks will collapse by […]

Shut Up!

Eat Here St. Louis

“My restaurant career has been characterized by catching a couple of waves before the right time.”—Andy Ayers In an article published on STLtoday.com this morning, Andy Ayers, former owner of Riddles Penultimate Café & Wine Bar and current founder and owner of Eat Here St. Louis, talks about his restaurant career and love of local […]

My Latest Share

What do you know? I posted on time this week! Herbs en Route Parsley (Farmington, MO)Biver Farm Arugula, Lettuce Mix, and Japanese Turnips (Edwardsville, Il)Blue Heron Orchard Apple Mix (Canton, MO)Lee Farms Acorn Squash and Sweet Potatoes (Truxton, MO)American Grassfed Beef Ground Beef (Doniphan, MO)Heartland Creamery Legacy Cheese (Newark, MO)River Hills Poultry Alliance Eggs (Silex, […]

I Heart Chuck (or Long Time, No Post #2)

So, here comes another one of those “sorry I haven’t posted in a while” posts … Why no posts of late you ask? Well, I normally don’t get too personal on this blog, but in a nutshell … I have a new job, which I have to spend a lot of time doing, and I […]