{weekend reading} Food Swap Edition

Its back. Sorta. The popular weekly food policy, news and recipe-link-love post, {weekend reading} national edition is back. Dipping-my-toe-in-back. Its not gonna be the novelette it was pre-farm job, for now, but it is back. Yay! I’m doing something different for my first Sunday back in the saddle. Since today is the first food swap…

{weekday reading} Post-Holidaze Edition

We’re back from our holiday break and ready for what 2011 has in-store for us! Before we get back into the full swing of things; meaning our New Year Resolutions and Reflections, an exciting cookbook giveaway and an announcement of our first-ever event, I’m doing a few housekeeping posts. First, all the lovely food news,…

{weekend reading} National Edition

To be honest, there isn’t much “good” food news to report. Between the food safety bill S.510 at its final stages of life, the Humane Society’s report of Smithfield’s pork facilities, the overwhelming use of antibiotics in factory farmed meats and the absolutely absurd attacks on the Healthy, Hungry-Free Kids Act and First Lady Michelle…

{weekend reading} NATIONAL EDITION

Wow. Where to start… This week has been FULL of food-related news that I don’t know if I can pack it all into one post. I’ll try. As a disclaimer I will suggest going to any of the “Resource Websites” on the right column of the blog for further information, especially on S.510 and Healthy,…

Today is the Day: S.510 Voting This Evening!

No new personal family post or recipe from any of us today. Instead we will concentrate on the biggest food news of recent years. S.510 will (finally!) be voted on today in the U.S. Senate (passed the House this summer). Below I’ll link to many *pro* Op-Eds and news articles on this important topic. As…