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Farms

  1. Health Concerns
    Ruth Reichl Has Some Problems With the FDA’s Stance on Antibiotics“This practice breeds antibiotic-resistant bacteria that threaten us all,” she writes.
  2. Food Security
    Greenland May Soon Be Home to the World’s Coolest Floating FarmThe Arctic Harvester is a very sci-fi-esque oceangoing ring of plants.
  3. Wheat From Chaff
    Japan Refuses U.S. Wheat After Discovery of Unapproved GMO Strain in OregonThe GMO strain of wheat was never approved.
  4. Scary Things
    This Crazy-Hot Summer Is Scaring Chefs and FarmersThe Cleveland-based chef says we can no longer deny climate change.
  5. Mediavore
    Fire on Lancaster Farm Claims the Lives of Thousands of Pigs; Clooney LaunchesPlus: Strong smells cause people to take smaller bites; and just like everyone else, cats are crazy about Greek yogurt, all in our morning news roundup.
  6. Locavorism
    Farm Report: How Will the Mild Winter Affect What We Eat This Spring?On this first day of spring, we asked some of the area’s more farm-focused chefs.
  7. Closings
    Marshall’s Farm Stand Stops Growing in FenwayThe stand fails to take root in an otherwise food-fertile neighborhood.
  8. Mediavore
    Parlee Farms Still Going Strong; Chick-Fil-A Experiments With NuggetsPlus snails and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  9. Mediavore
    Jersey Shore Bar Guilty of Cheap Vodka Switcheroo; Republicans Root OutPlus: The proper time to drink cappuccino is in the morning; and meet the new farmerati, all in our morning news roundup.
  10. Mediavore
    Beyonce Eats Fries for Two; Wine Floods the BallparkThe pregnant singer has a craving for spuds during fashion week.
  11. Mediavore
    Brewerytown-Based Farm Boasts a Bumper Crop; Al Qaeda-Linked Jihadists BlockPlus: Fat Duck chef Heston Blumenthal has left his wife; and a new preservative could keep vegetables fresh without refrigeration, all in our morning news roundup.
  12. FYI
    Restaurant Week Is Going to Get a Little More Local This FallThe bi-annual dining deal partners with Philly Homegrown to promote locally procured ingredients.
  13. Mediavore
    Area Farmers Sweat Over Hot and Dry Weather Conditions; Insects Taste a LittlePlus: research shows restaurants often under-report calorie counts for most dishes; and a cult-favorite New Orleans restaurateur succumbs to cancer, all in our morning news roundup.
  14. Mediavore
    New Food Safety Laws Go Into Effect in PA in 2011; Fine Dining Is Really Bad ForPlus burglars rob a food bank in Baltimore, and with fewer people flying, airport food-vendor earnings are down, all in our morning news roundup.
  15. Mediavore
    Joey Vento Undergoes Surgery for Colon-Rectal Cancer; Kids Who Drink Four LokoPlus half the food eaten on the International Space Station comes from the U.S., and undercover video shows alleged animal abuse on a Texas egg farm, all in our morning news update.
  16. Foodievents
    Reservations Still Available For Noble’s Roof-to-Table DinnerThis time around the dinner will feature ingredients from the rooftop garden and West Philly’s Farm51.
  17. Mediavore
    City Council Blocks Expansion of an Upper Roxborough Community Garden;Plus Iron Chef tanks in Australia, and college administrators crack down on “drunkorexia” all in our morning news roundup.
  18. Mediavore
    Longshoreman Want Del Monte to Bring Shipments Back to South Philly Docks; SantaPlus Cosmo picks a prep cook from Cleveland as Bachelor of the Year, and Silicon Valley and UC Davis are teaming up to make advances in wine making, all in our morning news roundup.
  19. Neighborhood Watch
    JG Domestic Looks Good for Friday’s Launch; Memphis Taproom Debuts Its BeerPlus Wawa gets zoning approval form Northeast neighbors, and Terrace Taproom gets a kitchen, all in our roundup of neighborhood news.
  20. Openings
    At Some Point Next Week, JG Domestic Will OpenThe opening could come on Monday, Friday or anywhere in between.
  21. Mediavore
    Hot, Dry Weather Produces ‘Napalike’ Grapes in South Jersey; Gluten-Free DietsPlus a third massive fish kill in ten weeks washes up thousands of fish on Jersey Shore Beaches, and FDA will hold hearings on genetically modified salmon this week, all in out morning news roundup.
  22. Recalls
    The FDA Thinks Pennsylvania Is Doing an Eggcellent JobIn the coming inspections of egg farms throughout the country, the FDA will follow PA’s practices.
  23. Mediavore
    Subway Employees Beat a Thief With a Skillet; Wildwood’s Boardwalk StartsPlus pork bell prices reach an all-time high, and New Hampshire’s oldest family-operated farm goes out of business, all in our morning news roundup.
  24. Foodievents
    Supper’s Sunday Supper Gets Even More Farm FreshThe dinner will feature many dishes composed of ingredients form the chef’s farm.
  25. Locavores
    Is the Locavore Movement Making Chefs Travel Farther?And just how hands-on can a chef get with a farmer’s crops?
  26. Mediavore
    Weather Worries Farmers in PA and NJ; Living Close to Restaurants Makes PeoplePlus travelers are opting for culinary-themed vacations, and most locavore restaurants are hypocrites when it comes to wine, all in our morning news roundup.
  27. Menus
    Supper Introduces Daily Harvest and Summer MenusThe new menus showcase farm-fresh ingredients.
  28. Loco for Locavores
    L.B.C. Laps L.A. Locavorism with Ambitious New Urban FarmFruit trees, a chicken run, and vegetables beds could find their way into a business
  29. 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.
  30. Trends
    Jidori Chicken Dances Into The SpotlightThe New York Times looks at L.A.’s specialty birds.
  31. On the Road
    Farm-to-Plate Hits The HighwayNewly proposed license plates honor California’s agriculture.
  32. The Amish
    Plain and Fancy FarmingAn Amish farmer’s retro approach is highly successful
  33. Endangered
    Drought-Stricken Central Valley Farmers Fear ExtinctionCalifornia farmers feel their dire needs aren’t being addressed urgently enough.
  34. Farm to Restaurant
    Farm-to-Restaurant: The Melrose AppleThree experts expound on the Melrose apple.
  35. Bright Young Things
    America’s Hottest Young Farmers, Readers’ Choice EditionMother Nature Network asks its readers to nominate forty young farmers.
  36. Farms
    Hatching a Chicken CrazeBlame Martha Stewart for the rise in backyard coops.
  37. Mediavore
    At-Home Pig Butchering; H1N1 In TurkeysPlus: Farm profits fall; Zeitgeist up for manliest restaurant.
  38. Mediavore
    Pomodoro vs. Pomodoro; Farm Profits Fall
  39. Mediavore
    Chicago’s Beer Writers; Francesca Goes To WisconsinPlus: Farm profits expected to fall this year.
  40. Mediavore
    Wolfgang Puck Honored with a Humanitarian Award; Beer and Grocery Prices MightA heart-healthy humanitarian award was bestowed on Wolfgang Puck while beer and groceries prices are set to rise.
  41. Mediavore
    A Not-So-High Liquor Tax; Take A Farm VacationPlus: raising the price of beer; Papa John gets his camaro back
  42. 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.
  43. Mediavore
    Jenna Jameson Slams McNuggets; Fruit Flies Infest SoCalJenna Jameson shoots new ad on McNugget cruelty and two breeds of fruit fly make their way down south.
  44. Mediavore
    Financing for Local Farmers; Organic Goes Private LabelPlus: Greenpeace takes on Trader Joe’s; the Cheesecake Factory slows expansion
  45. Mediavore
    Wine Bar Touch-Screen Trend Continues at Clo; Brooklyn Becoming a WineCritiquing Park Slope’s garbage, there’s no such thing as a frozen brownie with negative calories, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  46. In the Magazine
    The Farmer As Cult Hero; Four Stars for General GreeneHot salami, cold gelato, and reviews of Convivio and the General Greene are just part of this week’s issue.
  47. At the Greenmarket
    Union Square Bursts Into BloomFarmers are just now planting seed; if storage potatoes and onions don’t scratch your spring foraging itch, greenhouse greens and a profusion of flowering plants, budding fruit-tree branches, cut flowers, and potted herbs should do it. We’ll be keeping tabs on seasonal foods at the gourmet markets until local produce is going strong.