PolyCultures: Food Where We Live

Looking for something to do this Sunday? I’ll be attending the screening of “PolyCultures: Food Where We Live” at Washington University at 7:30pm with Slow Food St. Louis. Tom Kondilas and David Pearl from Less Productions have produced a great documentary called “PolyCultures: Food Where We Live,” which looks at sustainable and local food in […]

Takin’ A Peek At EarthDance FARMS

EarthDance FARMS, a unique social enterprise model, bringing the synergy of local activists, artists, business owners, dancers, educators, event planners, farm apprentices, local residents, organization leaders, musicians, and youth together to create a fully sustaining community farm, now has its own video channel on YouTube: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqI0UZiRldQ] Check out my friend Molly in the video above […]

The Difference Between Cocoa Leaves and Crack

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Renewed Pressure to End the Ban on Chinese Chicken

From the Food Team at Food & Water Watch: The saga of importing Chinese chicken continues. Before heading home for August recess, the Senate passed a bill that opens the door for the US Food and Drug Administration (USDA) to start allowing imports of Chinese chicken. Big meat companies have gone into overdrive to try […]

Mmmmooooo … Grassfed Beef!

Join me at Schlafly Bottleworks (7260 Southwest Ave, 63143) for tonight’s installment of the SLOWednesday series, hosted by Schlafly and Slow Food St. Louis. The good folks from Missouri Grass Fed Beef will be joining us to talk about their operation: Clean, pure, natural and treated humanely and with respect. Just east of Salem in […]

Food Network Humor …

… is my new favorite website! According to their “About This Site” page, the site was “launched in January 2009 as a place for us to satirize and parody the Food Network hosts and shows. Let’s face it: sometimes, the Food Network chefs need to be brought back down to Earth. Sandra Lee’s Kwanzaa cake? […]