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CHOP CHOP: Making Healthy Kids

Rozanne Gold | Posted 09.29.2013 | Taste
Rozanne Gold

Cooking can be a valuable social connector for kids, teens and families -- more delicious than any web experience could ever hope to be. If families started cooking together, and then eating together, there's a good chance they could create healthy taste memories to last a lifetime.

Pollan-ated!

Liz Neumark | Posted 06.30.2013 | Books
Liz Neumark

Cooking is a critical skill that grows with time and provides the ability to care for oneself or a family. It is independence from poor food choices and from the world of absolutely unhealthy processed food.

Life Happens Around Food

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

The journey to this table, beautifully set in an East Village apartment, was on the surface, a typical gathering of New Yorkers passionate about food,...

Going Once, Going Thrice

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

The Heirloom Vegetable Auction at Sotheby's proved a great point. That you can take a fancy food item, elevate it to center stage in one of the most exclusive venues in NYC and people will amaze you by doing great selfless deeds.

Labor Day, for Some

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

Portland has a marvelous farmers market -- and thankfully, I was not able to shop and schlep. I ate what I could and photographed the rest. The farmers were passionate and creative. The produce was picture perfect, the atmosphere, small town-like and energetic.

A Summer of Love

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

Summer - 90 precious days we wait for all year long. A time of revelry and adventures, long days, bountiful harvest. And every once in a while, so...

Farmers for Peace

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

A brilliant Saturday and the call to visit Katchkie Farm was irresistible; I invited my friend, Nazli, to come along. We sailed up the Taconic lost i...

Conversations around Food

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

Eating and cooking - we all know the joy and benefits of these activities. They are not only productive in that a goal is achieved (a meal is prepare...

A Touch of Spring

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

Wednesday, it was 90 degrees, or so said the car's external thermometer, as I made my way up the Taconic, almost racing to get to Katchkie Farm. It h...

Being New Yorker of the Week

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

This is a special experience - a once in a lifetime honor, to be named New Yorker of the Week by NY1. I am quite speechless, though of course, I have...

Katchkie Forward

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

Four years ago we set out on a mission to establish a new farm, an extension of the Great Performances family. The farm would supply us with food and...

From New York City Shelters to New York State Farm

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

What made the strongest impression on me was how the children embraced the breadth of the fields. The chance to run across meadows -- more space than they'd ever seen in their lives -- -- was very precious.

Give Me Your Hungry; The Farm as Metaphor

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Liz Neumark

I stand in the fields and wonder why this access is a privilege and not a right. I wonder how we as a society accept the inequities and absurdities of our food system.

Michelle Obama's Fresh Food Bail Out

Liz Neumark | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Liz Neumark

The goal is to inspire young people to discover good nutrition through joyful, delicious experiences with healthy and seasonal fruits and vegetables.

There's No Place Like Home

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Neumark

Not only is being a female CEO an advantage (in my opinion) but for the first year and a half of our existence, all employees of Great Performances

California Dreaming

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Liz Neumark

The warmth in the food markets out West and the bounty was enough to make us forget any economic worries or frigid temperatures back home.

'Tis The Season For Local, Organic...Beefcake?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

I first met Farmer Bob -- as he was known before he became Down To Earth's "Mr. October" -- at a swanky Manhattan loft back in January where Michael Pollan was giving a reading.