Oct 1, 2010
In a series of local appearances, journalist Elaine Weiss discusses her new book "Fruits of Victory: The Woman's Land Army of America in the Great War."
By Sam Worley
Chicagoland, Food Chain, Lit & Lectures, Free Shit, Food & Drink, Other Stuff, Apropos of Nothing, Swag, Books, Land armies, Elaine Weiss, Jane Addams, Fruits of Victory: The Woman's Land Army of America in the Great War, World War I, Libertyville, 19th Amendment, women's suffrage, gender, urban gardening, local foods, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago Horticultural Society, Angela Mason, community gardening, Center for Gender Studies, University of Chicago, Jane Addams Hull House Museum, soup dinner, Slow Food Chicago, food security, Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy
Aug 5, 2010
Farm tours, cooking competitions, garden parties, and more.
By Sam Worley
Food Chain, Food & Drink, Country Chef Challenge, Daley Plaza Farmers Market, Piccolo Sogno, Tony Priolo, Blackbird, Avec, Patrick Fahy, Shanghai Terrace, Ivan Yuen, Chicago French Market, Frietkoten, beer, frites, Prohibition, Speakeasy Throwback, fundraiser, Shawn Koch, Death's Door Spirits, Koval Distillery, Stephanie Izard, Girl & the Goat, Mike Sheerin, Blackbird, Curtis Duffy, Avenues, Empire Room, Palmer House Hilton, Peterson Garden Project, victory gardens, WW II, Vinejoy, urban gardening, community gardens, Kathy Skutecki, Chris Stoye, Celeste Dolan, Alison O'Konis, One SixtyBlue, farm tour, farm dinner, Dietzler Farms, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, Veggie Fest, Gluten-free Vegetarian, Indian Delights, Vegetarian Power Burgers, Sant Rajinder Singh, Spiritual Well Being and the Vegetarian Diet, Science of Spirituality, Naperville, Introduction to Permaculture, Uncommon Ground on Devon, Midwest Permaculture, Bill Wilson, Transitioning Into a More Permanent-Culture, Hum Botanical Spirit, Spirited Dinner, Mercat a la Planxa, Michael Fiorello, Adam Seger, The New Urban Farmer, Downtown Farmstand, Mark Schneider, Dave Snyder, culinary conversations, organic farming
Nov 11, 2009
Recent food-related articles of interest, among them a review of Jonathan Safran Foer's
Eating Animals, a modest proposal for mega food desert Detroit, and a hydroponic system for urban dwellers' windows.
By Kate Schmidt
Food Chain, Food & Drink, Jennifer Reese, Tipsy Baker, Jonathan Safran Foer, Eating Animals, veganism, ranching, pigs, cognitive ethnology, Guernica, Detroit, food deserts, food supply, urban gardening, hydroponics
Jun 10, 2008
Free lecture on urban gardening