Displaying all articles tagged:

Farmers

  1. Mediavore
    Hoagies For Guns Is a Dud; Urban Foragers Harvest Free FruitPlus Kelis writes a cookbook, and the Obama’s don’t care for beets, all in our morning news roundup.
  2. Mediavore
    Thieves Steal 980 Boxes of Bananas in Vineland; Heat Wave Propmts Early PeachPlus Cinnabon reinvents itself, and the country’s most influential wine critic plans to retire, all in our morning news roundup.
  3. Mediavore
    NJ Farmers Struggle With Heat and Lack of Rain; Guacamole and Salsa ArePlus South Street restaurants close early to deal with unruly mobs, and London has the worst food of any European city, all in our morning news roundup.
  4. Loco for Locavores
    Backyard Farming Becomes a Neighborhood Status SymbolThe point of growing your own isn’t exactly to save money.
  5. Mediavore
    McCain Stands Against Farm Program; Rubio’s Accepts $91 Million BuyoutA former presidential front-runner labels the “Better Know Your Farmer” program elitist, while a Carlsbad Mexican chain is sold.
  6. Mediavore
    Jessica Seinfeld Wins Cookbook Case; Koo Koo Roo Closing Ten StoresA recipe plagiarism suit is dismissed and a bankrupt chicken chain will only leave three SoCal stores.
  7. On the Road
    Farm-to-Plate Hits The HighwayNewly proposed license plates honor California’s agriculture.
  8. Mediavore
    Nigella Lawson Inspires New Alice in Wonderland Queen; Cipriani LondonTim Burton took a cue from a TV toque and a famous club is sued by a more famous club.
  9. Loco for Locavores
    Napa Valley Grille’s Got Farm Fresh Groceries, Whole Foods BewareChef Joseph Gilliard fires a shot in the local food movement’s revolution.
  10. Crime Scenes
    Criminal Misdeeds Catch Up with Cali Tomato IndustryA major investigation is launched into illegal produce practices.
  11. Mediavore
    Jamie Oliver Makes Criminal Employee Confess; Starbucks Going Lo-CalThe Naked Chef does some detective work and a mega-coffee chain seeks to get fit.
  12. Mediavore
    Sous Vide Is Made Simple; Sushi Robots RiseA Tokyo company releases new sushi-making robots and a sous vide machine is produced for the home kitchen.
  13. Mediavore
    Culinary School Enrollment Skyrockets; Bob’s Burgers Coming To FoxPeople are signing up for cooking school again and Fox will run a new cartoon about a burger joint.
  14. Mediavore
    The Naked Chef Plays Matchmaker; Boyle Heights Ejects Food VendorsJamie Oliver starts a dating site and police have targeted street food in Boyle Heights.
  15. Endangered
    Drought-Stricken Central Valley Farmers Fear ExtinctionCalifornia farmers feel their dire needs aren’t being addressed urgently enough.
  16. Mediavore
    California Drought Means More Imported Produce; Iceland Gives Up Its LastCalifornia grows about 50% of the nation’s produce, but its output is severely threatened by a worsening drought.
  17. Bright Young Things
    Who’s the Hottest Farmer of Them All?Vote for your favorite hot farmer on the Huffington Post.
  18. Mediavore
    Chef Jason Travi Won’t Return to Fraiche; Final Gourmet Issue Hits TheFraiche loses its founding chef, and Gourmet’s final issue is available today.
  19. Mediavore
    Ruth Reichl Ditches Gourmet Tribute; Villariagosa Wagers with Pink’s Hot DogsMayor Villaraigosa puts Pink’s hot dogs on the line against Philly, while Ruth Reichl misses a party held for Gourmet.
  20. Farm to Restaurant
    Farm-to-Restaurant: The Melrose AppleThree experts expound on the Melrose apple.
  21. Mediavore
    Hipsters Drive up Cost of PBR; Humane Society Accuses IHOP of DeceptionPabst Blue Ribbon raises their prices and IHOP stirs up trouble with its eggs.
  22. Openings
    Butcher Block: Momofuku Meats at Home, Schatzie on the UWSA cult-favorite meat purveyor may soon come to a butcher shop near you.
  23. Mediavore
    Coco’s Teams With Mayan Farmers; 925 Pounds of Ground Beef RecalledCoco’s is testing a new coffee in SoCal, while 925 pounds of ground beef are recalled by a San Diego company.
  24. Mediavore
    Buy Homegirl Cafe Salsa at Ralph’s; New Cooking Channel ComingHomegirl Cafe rolls out salsa for the supermarket and Scripps Network is creating a new food channel.
  25. Mediavore
    Westfield Culver City Debuts; Leafy Greens Offer Highest Risk of Food IllnessCulver City debuts the rebirth of its biggest mall, while farmer’s are concerned new legislation will sap their profits.
  26. Mediavore
    South Central Farmers Thrive in Central Cali; Food Vendor Dies in Dodger StadiumThe South Central Farmers feel their fate turn-around, while a food vendor has a heart-attack in Dodger Stadium.
  27. Mediavore
    Disney’s Master Sommelier Splits; Food Safety Costs Doubled for Leafy GreensSommelier Michael Jordan leaves Disney to start his own winery and leafy greens farmers are seenig food safety costs sky-rocket.
  28. Mediavore
    Wurstkuche Continues to Boom; MOCA Will Replace Patina with LemonadeWurstkuche more than weathers the economic storm, while MOCA has a new food vendor.
  29. Mediavore
    Dragon Fruit Lands in our Farmer’s Markets; Pinkberry Arrives at LAXDragon fruit is being grown in California and sold at our markets while Pinkberry sets up shop in the airport.
  30. Mediavore
    Piven Cleared of Contract Violation after Sushi Overdose; KFC Franchise WillJeremy Piven is off the hook after eating too much sushi gave him mercury poisoning and a KFC franchise will distribute fried chicken to boaters on Lake Michigan.
  31. Endangered
    California Citrus Endangered by Finding of Psyllid InsectsThe discovery of psyllid insects in Orange County are threatening California citrus with devastation.
  32. Foodievents
    Windrose Farm Coming to Ammo’s Farm-to-Table Dinner on SundayWindrose Farm is bringing their heirloom tomatoes and peppers to Ammo this Sunday, with help from Tablas Creek.
  33. Food Politics
    Independent Farmers Tell Big-Agra Horror Stories to ObamaThe Justice Department has a hankering for trust-busting.
  34. Mediavore
    Ramadan Deadline Pressures Date Growers; Prison Inmates Garden for Food BanksAs Ramadan approaches, California date farmers are scrambling to fill orders, while prisons put their inmates to work for food banks.
  35. Mediavore
    U.S. Sugar Supply Could be Endangered; Bank Robber Disguised as ChefCompanies allege sugar supply could run low due to restricted imports and high prices while a Georgia bank robber wears a chef’s uniform while stealing.
  36. Mediavore
    Chargers Cornerback Fined for Food Twitters; $90 Pizza at Cowboys StadiumCharger’s star gets a fine for his Twitters on training camp food and The Cowboys charge $90 for a pizza.
  37. Lawsuits
    ACLU Sues California Agency for Farm Worker AbusesThe ACLU fires off a suit for California workers.
  38. Beef
    Food, Inc. Creators Still Have Beef With ChipotleSure, the burrito brand is sponsoring screenings, but the movie’s creators are still critical of its policies.