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I recently finished reading a phenomenal book about the evolution of Television Cooking Shows called “Watching What We Eat” by Kathleen Collins. In the book she really broke down the history of cooking shows starting with the initial radio broadcasts that kicked it all off and the first television shows that followed. She discussed Julia […]
Part 1: Monsanto sells a glyphosate-based herbicide called “Roundup.” Monsanto also sells seeds for crops – such as soy, corn, sugar beet, cotton, and others – that are genetically engineered to resist Roundup. Monsanto calls these seeds “Roundup Ready.” Patent law was critical to Monsanto’s business strategy, on both the herbicide and crop seed sides […]
TwoJunes Go Whole Hog The TwoJunes belong to a supper club with 3 other women here in Portland—we’ve been meeting once a month for dinner for the past 3 years, rain or shine, without fail. Usually, the menu is appetizer, cocktail, main dish, side dish and dessert—one dish per member with the main dish falling […]
This is the third in an ongoing series of posts, Heather Jones shares her first-hand experiences as she attempts to bring a farmer’s market to her rural community of Woodbine, New Jersey; population: 2800. My Meeting with the Mayor Last week I finally had my long awaited conversation with my town mayor where I planned […]
TwoJunes feel fortunate to live in Oregon where summer fruit rules! Well, it was a little rainy this July weekend here in Portland, but that couldn’t stop TwoJunes from making ice cream. It’s one of those things where once the idea has entered your consciousness, the craving just wonít go away. Lisa has had a […]