Category local food

Holiday Eats!

I have always enjoyed reading blogs, but I have a newfound respect for bloggers. As much as I love reading and thinking about food, it takes a lot of effort to write consistently. Three months ago I felt like I needed to restrain myself from hitting the publish button multiple times a week, sadly that […]

WHAT’S GROWING ON [DECEMBER ISSUE]

I will be posting a monthly guide for what is in season based on information provided by  Louisiana Grown, a project of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that seeks to promote LA farmers through statewide branding. Its hard to believe we’re already up to the final edition of “what’s growing on” for the year! […]

WHATS GROWING ON [NOVEMBER ISSUE]

I will be posting a monthly guide for what is in season based on information provided by  Louisiana Grown, a project of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that seeks to promote LA farmers through statewide branding. I think fall might be Louisiana’s best kept secret. The days are drenched in sunlight, the air is […]

Happy Food Day!

Food Day is here! It is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food! There are more than 4,500 events going on in all 50 states, ranging from the Big Apple Crunch in Union Square to a food policy panel in Portland, Oregon. New Orleans alone has 48 different events!!! Good Eggs is joining […]

Farmer’s Markets/CSAs/Food Hubs per State

Infographic from Sustainable America, a Stamford, Connecticut-based non-profit focused on the intertwined issues of food and fuel. Check out their blog for easier to digest information on complex issues. Louisiana may be ranked very low now, but the tides are changing here and I expect the state to move up considerably in the near future. I […]

WHATS GROWING ON [OCTOBER ISSUE]

I will be posting a monthly guide for what is in season based on information provided by  Louisiana Grown, a project of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that seeks to promote LA farmers through statewide branding. Although it still feels like the middle of summer by northern standards, the hottest temperatures of the season […]

THE GREEN MOUNTAIN STATE

Burlington International Airport has to be one of the most pleasant airports ever. As I was placing my belongings on the security belt the TSA officer cheerfully repeated, “Take out all your laptops, liquids, gels, and maple syrup.” As my bag started down the conveyor belt she joked, “No maple syrup? Are you sure? Can’t […]