August 19, 2011 It’s fairly common knowledge that Portland, Oregon is well known for its beer and micro-breweries – there are over 30 breweries in town, and many more pubs that serve up this crafted ale. This weekend kicks off a week of microbrew celebration aptly called Portland Beer Week. There are a number of […]
In this short documentary: from the Pâtés and Terrines of France to the Salumi of Italy and Spain, the world of Charcuterie is rich with tradition.
October 13, 2010 Farming and making wine on the homestead her grandparents established in 1927 in Brosseau, Alberta, Canada, Xina Chrapko from the get-go defines what organic means to her: “Why organic? It’s just because that’s how we’ve always farmed. A little pet peeve of mine is, you hear conventional farming and organic farming – […]
Having done so well with my butter making you can only guess what was next. I decided to tackle making cheese at home.
Chefs and bakers don’t regret the high cost of supporting sustainable meat, small farms and local artisan foods businesses, they improve the quality of life.
Many in the artisan community spend a huge portion of their income on quality food despite the price disparity between sustainable and conventional food.