Archive for July, 2010

Velveeta is not cheese

Published on: July 28, 2010 at 9 am

In industry language, Velveeta is packaged as a ‘pasteurized prepared cheese product’. That basically mean it’s processed.

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‘Veggie mobile’ brings local produce to Vermont neighborhoods

Published on: July 27, 2010 at 9 am

Farmers markets are gaining a lot of traction, but they take time to plan and organize, and even then they can still be too far away.

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Beer review: Founders Devil Dancer

Published on: July 23, 2010 at 9 am

Another episode of the video beer series. Today I try Founders Devil Dancer, a bitter triple IPA from Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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Why you should avoid food from factory farms

Published on: July 21, 2010 at 10 am

Ryan O’Reilly writes a great primer column for the Springfield News-Leader about his reasons for avoiding factory farm food.

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Food foraging is making a comeback

Published on: July 16, 2010 at 9 am

The fact that many of those weeds out back are edible is lost on most people. The idea that those weeds can be tasty, well that would blow people away.

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Looking for a Summer job? Start a CSA

Published on: July 15, 2010 at 3 pm

While most teenagers spend their Summer relaxing or working part-time in retail, one young adult in Michigan is doing something different.

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Avocado fries: A new twist on the butter pear

Published on: July 15, 2010 at 8 am

Following in the footsteps of yesterday’s avocado article, I sought out some interesting ways to prepare avocados.

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Rise of the avocado

Published on: July 14, 2010 at 3 pm

The avocado, also known as the butter pear, seems to have become quite popular in the United States.

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