Urban Roots Needs Our Help!

Operation Farm Rescue Record-breaking rainfall in Texas has had a devastating impact on communities and agriculture. Over the weekend, I received the following note from a friend, chef Rene Ortiz, with a call to action to help Urban Roots recover from flooding. An Austin-based non-profit, Urban Roots transforms the lives of young people through food and farming,…  Read More

Help Russ Kendall’s Smokehouse

Lend a Helping Hand On the Minnesota episode of Bizarre Foods, I stop by a small smokehouse near Lake Superior in Knife River, Minn. Russ Kendall’s Smokehouse serves up some of the best smoked whitefish I’ve ever had. Whenever I visit the North Shore, I stop at Kendall’s on the way. Open since the 1920s, the smokehouse…  Read More