Want to eat local this Winter?

Eating local can be challenge during the snowy months as the produce available at farmer’s markets gets less numerous by the week. And then this happens!

Weekly Links

Help Save the Ridgewood Resevoir [NYC Wildflower Week] Walkabout: The Wallabout Market [Brownstoner] Nothing in Life is Guaranteed [Brooklyn 11211] Housing Development Threatens Russian Seed Bank [Aol News] Food Insecurity Rising in America [Newsweek] Food Crises and National Security [Al-Ahram] Pakistan sees food price surge amid flood, UN says [BBC] Record Droughts, Floods and FiresContinue reading “Weekly Links”

Order up some New York State MAPLE SYRUP

It’s a rainy Sunday here in Williamsburg and Earth Day in McCarren Park has been postponed until next Sunday (May2). Here on the Southside, we were up early but in no mood to venture outside into the wet streets. (Not to mention that our favorite brunches in the hood don’t start until 11am at theContinue reading “Order up some New York State MAPLE SYRUP”

Just Food Newsletter

Hola – the JustFood newsletter has just been published – subscribe to the newsletter – more information on each topic is on the website. In this issue: Policy Action Alert!  Help Pass “FoodprintNYC”! A citywide initiative on food an agriculture systems in NYC – Resolution 2049-also known as FoodprintNYC resolution – has been introduced byContinue reading “Just Food Newsletter”

Deeply Rooted

On yesterday’s Leonard Lopate show on WNYC was a segment about a new book , “Deeply Rooted: Unconventional Farmers in the Age of Agribusiness“.  Promo line for the segment… A century of industrialization has created a food system riddled with problems, yet we look to nutritionists and government agencies, scientists and chefs for solutions, insteadContinue reading “Deeply Rooted”