Easing Into Spring 2023 With The Satisfaction Of Another Maple Sugaring Season & Delicious Pancake Breakfasts At A Farm Café
If you are fortunate to live in the only suitable terroir in the world for maple syrup, the Greater Northeast, described as a triangle running from Michigan to New Brunswick (Canada) to West Virginia, you may also have luck in finding a farm to visit that is part of the fantastic revival of the art of maple sugaring. Even better, it may be a maple … Continue Reading »
Is It Possible To Fairly & Sustainably Source Fish From The World’s Seas?
On St. Patrick's Day seven years ago, we spotlighted in a post the insightful, yet sad, words of a memorable Irish fisherman, Joe Caufield (not "Caulfield" like the Catcher In The Rye's Holden Caulfield), who was the focus of the Perennial Plate short documentary Episode 168: Howth, Dublin (only six minutes long and very much worth viewing on St. … Continue Reading »
Rapid Expansion of “Farm-to-Table” Fast Food Chain Sweetgreen Facing Challenges
It's been ten years since the fast food "farm-to-table" chain Sweetgreen opened a location in Manhattan in 2013, and this day-tripper to the Big Apple enjoyed a delicious "Seasonal Salad" soon after … Read More
Chocolate Chia Pudding: A Healthy “Dish Of The Month” In Praiseworthy “Nutrition Action Newsletter”
In the past couple of months, we've shared worrisome information about unhealthy lead levels in dark chocolate and in baby food. Although it's not written in stone, it is reasonable to limit … Read More
Why There Is Lead In Chocolate & Even More Worrisome In Baby Food, Now Spotlighted By FDA
A recent "Ask Well" column in the New York Times this past week addressed a question from a reader who "eats very dark chocolate every day-including … Read More...
Celebrate CSA Week By Signing Up For a Farm Share
With daylight increasing and the start of spring about a month away, the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Innovation Network is preparing for … Read More...