Introducing Heather Jones: Guest Contributor
Heather Jones is a wife, mother, freelance food writer and graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City. She has worked for Gourmet Magazine, TV Personality Katie Brown, and the New York based Indian-fusion restaurant Tabla. Heather resides in New Jersey with her husband and two daughters. She is a strong supporter of the Sustainable Food Movement and believes that education is the key to making a difference. Follow fellow food lover Heather Jones, a self-described working class wife and mother as she shares with us what its been like getting her own family to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle. She will be focusing on her experiences on trips to the market, and also sharing some of her recipes, as part of an ongoing series on Thursdays. We are excited to bring this unique and passionate voice to Cooking Up a Story.
Series Begins: Thursday, February 12, 4:00 AM (PST)
Marion Kalb outlines practical ideas for working with public schools, administrators, food service personnel, farmers, school board members, parents, and teachers to bring a Farm to School program into your neighborhood school. See also: A Conversation with Marion Kalb; A Conversation with Marion Kalb 2
Airs: Monday, February 9, 4:00 AM (PST)
TwoJunes wraps up their 3-part series on the Sustainable Food Movements Dirty Little Secret. Part 3 offers a list of things that people (and government agencies) can do to help level the economic playing field when it comes to facilitating access to fresh, and locally produced foods for people of limited means. If you have not yet read the first two parts, here are links to their earlier posts: Sustainable Food Movements Dirty Little Secret; Sustainable Food Movements Dirty Little Secret 2
Airs Tuesday, February 10, 4:00AM (PST)
Live Event: InFarmation (and Beer!)
Roots Organic Brewery Tuesday, February 10, 2009 5:30 PM
520 SE 7TH, Portland, Oregon
Join Friends of Family Farmers and Cooking Up a Story for an evening of fun, information, and conversation. This month’s Friends of Family Farmers meeting will focus on the changes expected to occur in Oregon farming as 25% of farmland will change hands over the next 10 years. New farmers, and existing farmers will be there to share their stories, along with a discussion hosted by Megan Fehrman. Cooking Up a Story will be there to film this event for a future post. Please come join us!
Wednesday, February 7 4:00 AM: Mystery Feature: A surprise story for Valentine’s. We bring back one of our more popular stories from the CUpS series. Check it out on Cooking Up a Story.