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The Foodie 5: Five Savory Questions For A Fabulous Foodie

Kimberley Lovato | Posted 01.15.2014 | Taste
Kimberley Lovato

Tran introduced San Francisco to one of her favorite things to eat using fresh California ingredients and Tran family recipes.

Rethink Thanksgiving

Gwen Edwards | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Gwen Edwards

Maybe this year you'll make a side using local ingredients, and next year you'll forgo the frozen turkey for a fresh main course option, maybe even seafood as the pilgrims would have done.

5 Easy Steps Toward Sustainability

Gwen Edwards | Posted 01.23.2014 | Hawaii
Gwen Edwards

Only 8 percent of food grown in Hawaii is consumed here. Why are we paying the rest of the world to feed us when we could do it ourselves?

Why It's Tough To Find Local Beef In Florida

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 11.05.2013 | Miami

TRENTON, Fla. -- TRENTON, Fla. (AP) — Under the "Fresh From Florida" marketing campaign offered by the state's agriculture officials to stores and c...

Sustainable Choices: Trouble Deciding? Go Local

Nathan Albritton | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
Nathan Albritton

Do we have to accept that no matter what we do or how hard we try to make the world a better place, we will still be hurting society and the planet? Absolutely not!

Website Helps Tourists Find Home-Cooked Meal

HuffPost Live | Posted 09.29.2013 | Travel

New person-to-person platforms are emerging that allow travelers to connect with locals in their destination. One such platform is EatWith. EatWith...

Travel Green This Memorial Day Weekend and All Summer Long

Amy Whitley | Posted 07.23.2013 | Travel
Amy Whitley

Traveling green isn't limited to vacationers booking eco-lodge stays, safaris, and outdoor adventure tours. Anyone going anywhere can travel with less impact on the environment.

The Non-Controversy Surrounding Local Food

Maisie Ganzler | Posted 01.26.2013 | Food
Maisie Ganzler

The contentions that local food's opponents are putting forth are actually founded largely on credible data, and this is in part why the "controversy" surrounding local food persists. However, examining why locavorism does or does not make sense in 21st Century America via only one or two specific data points is leading people to the wrong conclusions.

What Will You Eat On Food Day?

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- More than seventy local events are scheduled for Wednesday, otherwise known as Food Day. From house parties to film screenings to re...

Raising Pigs for Meat: Love Them, Kill Them, Eat Them

Tamar Haspel | Posted 08.07.2012 | Food
Tamar Haspel

Our pigs arrived two days ago, and never did anything cuter grace a cloven hoof. They're about 25 pounds each now, and we're going to get them to about 240. Then we are going to kill them and eat them.

The Pig Opens in Logan Circle for a Snout-to-Tail Small Plates Feast (PHOTOS)

Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.21.2012 | DC
Erin Ruberry

Yes, you're going to see a lot of pork. But fear not, vegetarians and non-porkers. There's plenty here for you, too. But if there was ever a reason to hop off the vegetarian train for the night ("Hi, my name is Erin and I'm a vegetarian... 98 percent of the time."), it's at The Pig.

Mobile Slaughterhouses Help Meat Go Local

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 07.14.2012 | Food
Katherine Gustafson

The meat industry, like much else in U.S. agriculture, has consolidated rapidly over the last half-century. Four giant companies produced 83.5 percent of U.S. beef as of 2007. It is in this context that the mobile slaughterhouse makes local slaughter available and affordable to small farmers.

New App Answers: What's in Season Near You?

Wendy Gordon | Posted 07.01.2012 | Green
Wendy Gordon

Asparagus, dandelion greens, rhubarb. It's late April and this is what's in season near me. How do I know this? As is increasingly the case, there is an app for that.

5 Elegant Dishes With Simple Ingredients

Marcus Samuelsson | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Marcus Samuelsson

2012-03-02-Screenshot20120301at7.02.06PM.jpgLearning to tweak and enhance just a few ingredients and flavor combinations can help you transform those ordinary ingredients into the extraordinary!

An Egg, Is an Egg, Is an Egg. Except It's Not.

Cara Rosaen | Posted 04.25.2012 | Food
Cara Rosaen

We assume our food system has somehow taken care of itself. The aisles of perfectly aligned boxes, and perfectly stacked produce reflect a system where a tomato is a tomato is a tomato, or an egg is an egg is an egg. Food is a commodity and it's all the same. But it's not.

In Organic We Trust

Kip Pastor | Posted 04.10.2012 | Green
Kip Pastor

The organic food movement is a great cause and it has become big business. Now the question is whether we will allow this well-intentioned movement, started by farmers who strived to be stewards of the land, to completely degenerate into a meaningless food trend.

'Locally Grown' Food Now A $4.8 Billion Business

AP | By JIM SUHR | Posted 11.14.2011 | Food

ST. LOUIS -- Carolyn Anderson likes to chat up the growers at her local farmers market in Missouri, at times hanging out behind the beds of pickup tru...

The Blessing of Variety: An Eco-Omnivore's Thanksgiving

Wendy Gordon | Posted 01.08.2012 | Green
Wendy Gordon

Tmy fellow eco-omnivores preparing the Thanksgiving menu, don't be shy, celebrate the abundant variety that grows from our good earth, with a delicous heritage turkey and a rainbow of seasonal vegetables and fruits.

First Restaurant Certified 'Animal Welfare Approved'

Posted 12.23.2011 | Green

A restaurant in upstate New York has become the first ever in the U.S. to be certified Animal Welfare Approved (AWA). Grazin', a 1950's-style diner in...

Eating from the Same Dish: Liberals and Conservatives Should Both Enjoy "Local" Food

Paul Schwennesen | Posted 12.07.2011 | Food
Paul Schwennesen

The revival of local food and local markets is an interesting phenomenon. While it still marches under the banner of the left, it blurs the political distinctions enough that the right ought to feel comfortable joining in.

On the Issues from Abortion to War & Peace

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

I want to put this somewhat intellectual blog posting into perspective. Below is a quote from Matt Taibbi's new book, Griftopia-Bubble Machines, Vamp...

The Myth of the Rabid Locavore

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Kerry Trueman

Stephen Budiansky has stuffed together another flimsy, flammable straw man out of boilerplate anti-locavore rhetoric on the New York Times op-ed page, with the patronizing title Math "Lessons For Locavores."

VOTE: A Guide To EatDenver's Harvest Week

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It's the end of summer (technically), and we all know what that means: the backyard barbecues are cooling off, kids are back in school, and... EatDenv...

Veg and the City: My Beef With Locavores

Victoria Moran | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Victoria Moran

I fear that a strong anti-vegetarian sentiment has grown up in the locavorism movement as a whole.

Heritage Turkeys: Eat A Delicious And Ethically Raised Turkey This Thanksgiving (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Eve Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

According to the National Turkey Federation, 48 million turkeys were eaten at Thanksgiving in 2008. The typical, mass produced turkey consumed by 9...