Posts Tagged ‘local food’

In The Can: Food Swap (video)

In The Can: Food Swap (video)

Bethany Rydmark shares some of her thoughts about the Food Swap event she has created for local foodies at the Branch & Birdie store in southeast Portland.

Save the Land, Grow a School!

Save the Land, Grow a School!

December 15, 2010 Tryon Life Community Farm is not your ordinary farm. It’s nestled inside Oregon’s only State Park that is lies within a major metropolitan city, Portland. It is more of an urban ecovillage than a farm. But it does grow food, educate the community, and preserve a way of life that has a […]

Ben Dyer of Sympatica Dining Hall (video)

Ben Dyer of Sympatica Dining Hall (video)

Book author Marissa Guggiana was in town recently and I wanted to talk to her about her new book, Primal Cuts: Cooking with America’s Best Butchers. She was going to be at a small local place called Sympatica Dining Hall for a few hours. The restaurant was going to be preparing a special meal that […]

House Approves Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

House Approves Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

December 03, 2010 Also known as the Child Nutrition Act, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (S3307) was passed in the House of Representatives yesterday. The good folks at Farm to School share this: “The House of Representatives today [12/02/2010] approved the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (S. 3307), paving the way for President Obama to sign […]

Giving Thanks (to Turkeys)

Giving Thanks (to Turkeys)

November 23, 2010 Chef (and filmmaker) Daniel Klein recently visited LTD Farm where they were harvesting the turkeys they had raised for several Thanksgiving dinners. But they weren’t alone. Many of the eaters who had purchased one of the free range turkeys were invited to help in the process. As one participant said, “To be […]