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Save America, One Plate at a Time

Happy Food Day Today is National Food Day, check out foodday.org presented by Center for Science in the Public Interest. The short, simple essay below was written to give folks who know the least about the issues a solid place to begin their personal revolution. Food security, food production, food consumption, cooking and eating in America is…  Read More

Food Day, Farming & Festivals

Here’s what’s on my mind October 24th is National Food Day. Check out FoodDay.org for events in your hometown and how you can get involved! I am going to be at Babson College doing my best to promote sustainable healthy food production and consumption in America. I believe in the civic power of entrepreneurship to change our lives…  Read More

Food Day, Farming & Festivals

Here’s what’s on my mind October 24th is National Food Day. Check out FoodDay.org for events in your hometown and how you can get involved! I am going to be at Babson College doing my best to promote sustainable healthy food production and consumption in America. I believe in the civic power of entrepreneurship to change our lives…  Read More

The Expired Farm Bill

A Threat to Agricultural Innovation On a serious note, the Farm Bill lapsed last week. No news is bad news. This is the food and agriculture policy document that guides many programs, among them are food stamps, crop insurance, commodity support, conservation, environmental protection, rural economic, community development, food system reform and agricultural research, rural…  Read More

The Expired Farm Bill

A Threat to Agricultural Innovation On a serious note, the Farm Bill lapsed last week. No news is bad news. This is the food and agriculture policy document that guides many programs, among them are food stamps, crop insurance, commodity support, conservation, environmental protection, rural economic, community development, food system reform and agricultural research, rural…  Read More

5 Questions: Ardie Davis

Kansas City’s Barbecue Guru Ardie Davis, PhB (doctorate in barbecue philosophy), founded the American Royal BBQ Sauce, Rub and Baste Contest, has written nine barbecue cookbooks and is a backyard meat-smokin’ professional. We chat with Ardie about the country’s best barbecue, the competition trail and tips for championship-quality ribs. For your own taste, head to the American…  Read More

5 Questions: Ardie Davis

Kansas City’s Barbecue Guru Ardie Davis, PhB (doctorate in barbecue philosophy), founded the American Royal BBQ Sauce, Rub and Baste Contest, has written nine barbecue cookbooks and is a backyard meat-smokin’ professional. We chat with Ardie about the country’s best barbecue, the competition trail and tips for championship-quality ribs. For your own taste, head to the American…  Read More

Help SUS Win the Chase Community Giving Contest!

Support Services for the UnderServed I sit on the board of Services for the UnderServed, an organization that has been nominated in the 2012 Chase Community Giving Contest. During the voting period (September 6-19, 2012), Chase will donate $5 million to the 196 local charities who receive the most votes. Please help SUS to be among…  Read More

Help SUS Win the Chase Community Giving Contest!

Support Services for the UnderServed I sit on the board of Services for the UnderServed, an organization that has been nominated in the 2012 Chase Community Giving Contest. During the voting period (September 6-19, 2012), Chase will donate $5 million to the 196 local charities who receive the most votes. Please help SUS to be among…  Read More

Cabo Wabo

Tuna Rolls, Rock and Roll, Vote for Rolls Spicy tuna rolls, the kind served in supermarkets around the country, even here in Minnesota, have been linked to a salmonella outbreak in over a dozen states. I think it’s time once again to realize that commoditized “cheap” food, mass produced and mass distributed is dangerous. Imagine what…  Read More

Cabo Wabo

Tuna Rolls, Rock and Roll, Vote for Rolls Spicy tuna rolls, the kind served in supermarkets around the country, even here in Minnesota, have been linked to a salmonella outbreak in over a dozen states. I think it’s time once again to realize that commoditized “cheap” food, mass produced and mass distributed is dangerous. Imagine what…  Read More

10 Reasons to Stay In on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is upon us. While some folks opt for the romantic dinner in a fancy restaurant, I enjoy spending the night in with my family, making dinner and watching a flick. I don’t know about you, but I usually find a good food movie to be sexier than your run-of-the-mill romantic comedy. If that’s…  Read More

10 Reasons to Stay In on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is upon us. While some folks opt for the romantic dinner in a fancy restaurant, I enjoy spending the night in with my family, making dinner and watching a flick. I don’t know about you, but I usually find a good food movie to be sexier than your run-of-the-mill romantic comedy. If that’s…  Read More