Food Not Bombs Delivers Food To Hungry Masses

Food Not Bombs Delivers Food To Hungry Masses

Operating with only a shoestring budget, a local chapter of Food Not Bombs provides a working model for communities around the nation to help fight hunger and reduce the damaging effects of income inequality.

Master Pumpkin Carver: The 3 Faces of the Republican Party

Master Pumpkin Carver: The 3 Faces of the Republican Party

While attending the recent Hood River Valley Harvest Fest in Hood River, Oregon, I saw Scott Cully, a master pumpkin carver working on a massive pumpkin. How big was it?

Canning Alaska Copper River Salmon

Canning Alaska Copper River Salmon

A commercial boatload of fresh Alaskan Copper River salmon arrived in the mail.

Adventure Trek to Childs Glacier on Alaska’s Copper River

Adventure Trek to Childs Glacier on Alaska’s Copper River

One of the top tourist sites in Alaska, the Childs Glacier is now only accessible by boat. The 56 mile Copper River Highway that leads from Cordova to the Million Dollar Bridge is no longer passable beyond mile 36.

Produce Safety and Preventive Controls: FDA To Lay Down Law on Food Pathogens

Produce Safety and Preventive Controls: FDA To Lay Down Law on Food Pathogens

In my previous post, I skimmed the surface of the massive regulations which the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed to reduce human exposure to pathogenic organisms originating from fresh fruits and vegetables. The draft Produce Safety and Preventive Controls (for handling facilities) regulations are the first steps towards implementing the Food Modernization Safety Act (FSMA) of 2010.