“No Coke! Pepsi! Pepsi!” No – wait! No Pepsi, either, if you’re in New York City and want a giant cupful. That could be reality – read on. Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he wants to ban super-sized sugary drinks – mainly soft drinks, but also drinks like sweet teas – at certain venues like stadiums, [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Food People'
May 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment
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How do you control aphids, nematodes, and white flies with no pesticides? Find out in a free Sustainable Gardening workshop this Sunday in Delray Beach’s Southwest Community Garden. Sow Share is sponsoring the free event, open to all ages. Activities for kids include a free ceramic pot painting table. Free seedlings and homemade food samples [...]
EatBeat: Localecopia Meet and Greet Thursday at The Breakers – Calling All Chefs, Local Food Producers!
November 16th, 2011 · No Comments
We keep harping to eat local – it’s a way to reduce the carbon footprint left by farmers in Iowa shipping corn to Florida and vice-versa. Must be good business for the corporate farmers – but detrimental for the planet. Think packaging, shipping, handling and the time involved from farm to table – want to [...]
November 14th, 2011 · 11 Comments
Long-time friend (note: never call a woman an “old” friend…) and excellent baker Betsy Cohen is now writing a food blog. It’s all about desserts, because, as she writes, she always considers desserts first. Cohen, of Palm Beach Gardens, won a spot in one of the cookie contests when I was at The Post for [...]
November 10th, 2011 · No Comments
Meet Lila Steinhoff, Jennifer Parris and Joanne Davis – three gardeners who tackle Florida’s unique growing situations. They grow their own vegetables and then cook them up in some yummy recipes like shrimp gumbo and stuffed peppers. See today’s Sun Sentinel Food cover for the story. Also there are tips on starting your own garden [...]