Brewerytown-Based Farm Boasts a Bumper Crop; Al Qaeda-Linked Jihadists Block Food Aid For Starving Somalis

• The Brewerytown-based farm that Marathon Grill owners launcehed earlier this year now yields as much as 500 pounds of fresh, organic produce on a weekly basis. [NBC Philadelphia]

• Now here’s some corporate mobile dining we can get behind: the Ringling Bros. Pie Car food truck, a spinoff of its circus train’s dining room. [NRN]

• Important news flash: While “The Situation” likes his Italian-American grub, Snooki loves Italian food straight from the source. [China Daily]

• A new preservative called bisin could keep vegetables fresh without refrigeration and allow milk and sausage to keep for three years on the shelf. Whoa. [Telegraph U.K.]

• Islamic Jihadists with ties to Al Qaeda are blocking food aid to some 3 million starving Somalians. [USAT]

• Fat Duck chef Heston Blumenthal has left his wife of twenty years for the “saucy” American food writer Suzanne Pirret. Scandal. [Telegraph UK]

Brewerytown-Based Farm Boasts a Bumper Crop; Al Qaeda-Linked Jihadists Block