It's just coincidence, but I'm published twice today by the Boston Globe, which for 14 years was my employer. Read more »
My summer of not blogging/not tweeting/barely FB-ing continues, as I tend to other portions of my outreach to the world.
One part of that is the stories I've been writing in the Boston Globe food section, which almost always spring from the sustainable-food world. The latest entry, on the locavores' increasing interest in natural fermentation as the way to preserve summer's bounty, is published today. Read more »
Here's my latest story for the Boston Globe food section exploring corners of the sustainable food movement. Today's installment is about the farmers and fishers who sell protein via the community-supported model, as well as the customers who support them.
I wrote about food in the Concord schools (and Concord Carlisle High School) for the Boston Globe in a story published this morning. Led by Alden Cadwell, a top adviser to Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution when the show made its splash in Huntington, W.Va., the district has a goal of making all food from scratch within five years, and sourcing at least 30 percent of its ingredients from local farms within that same window.
My first Boston Globe story in a while is about Will Mack, who loves tools but specializes in knives, still, 11 years after his retirement from Kitchen Arts, which he built into a beacon for blades on Newbury Street.
Though they weren't conceived in tandem, I had two stories on related topics in the Boston Globe today.
The business section's centerpiece is about farmer Joe Czajkowski of Hadley, Mass. A fascinating, very literate guy, he does a lot of business with schools and other institutions through the Mass. Farm To School Project. Read more »
I"m grateful to Devra First, food critic at the Boston Globe, for mentioning "Fat Boy Thin Man" in her most recent online chat, whose transcript can be found here. (Go to 11:39)