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  1. Food Arts
    Fallen Fruit Drops on LACMA for Food-Art CollaborationNearly a year of art and activism events will follow.
  2. Openings
    What to Eat and Sell at Forage, Open in Silver LakeA new locavore restaurant wants your food to cook with.
  3. 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.
  4. Slideshow
    Meet the Pigs of Pigs & Pinot FameFor the very popular pork-fest this year, two very adorable pigs are being raised close to home.
  5. City Harvests
    Where to Become an Organic Urban FarmerSilver Lake Farms offers affordable, comprehensive classes for home gardeners.
  6. Openings
    What to Eat at Elements Kitchen, Open in PasadenaA different approach to seasonal ingredients has arrived at the Pasadena Playhouse.
  7. Slideshows
    Slideshow: Chef Jimmy Schmidt Storms Morgan’s in the Desert in La QuintaLa Quinta welcomes a locavore chef who’d rather talk about sustainability than becoming the next celebrity.
  8. Foodievents
    Health Department Crashes Underground Farmers’ MarketForagers and local farmers gathered to sell their wares, and were paid a visit by city officials tipped off by legit farmers’ marketers.
  9. Fast Food
    Berkeley Blogger Slows Down Fast FoodA Brooklyn transplant uses local, organic ingredients to recreate fast-food favorites.
  10. Food Politics
    Bay Area Locavores Might Never Eat FishIn the capital of locavorism, we import almost all our seafood.
  11. Openings
    Be The First To Eat at Morgan’s In The Desert, Soft-Open FridayA James Beard-awarded locavore chef is opening for dinner in La Quinta this Friday.
  12. 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.
  13. Mediavore
    Villaraigosa Hands Out Turkeys; Locavores Learn To HuntThe city hold its 11th annual Thanksgiving dinner, while locavores learn to catch their own food.
  14. Openings
    Chef Jimmy Schmidt Plans Morgan’s In The Sand For La QuintaThe Coachella Valley will get a new locavore resort restaurant from a James Beard Award-winning chef.
  15. Menus
    Craft Begins Daily Market Dinners, Plans to Break Down Whole AnimalsCraft’s kitchen gets inspired by the farm.
  16. Farm to Restaurant
    Farm-to-Restaurant: The Melrose AppleThree experts expound on the Melrose apple.
  17. Mediavore
    Barstow Starting a Farmer’s Market/Car Lot; Rubio’s Considers a BuyoutThe desert will get a farmer’s market and swap meet, while Rubio’s chain is considering a possible sale.
  18. Mediavore
    John Lennon Loved Cream and Corn Flakes; Activists Push to Block New ConvenienceJohn Lennon had a favorite midnight snack, and some activists are trying to stop the construction of new convenience stores in South Los Angeles.
  19. Trimmings
    Winner Picked for Good Magazine’s Farmer’s Market Re-Design ContestA mobile farmer’s market wins Good Magazine’s design contest.
  20. Mediavore
    Silver Palate Author Dies at 66; Bottled Water in a Price WarCookbook author Sheila Lukins has died and bottled water is desperately trying to get back customers who switched to tap.
  21. Trimmings
    Design Your Own Farmer’s MarketThink you have a good design idea for a farmer’s market?
  22. Beef
    Dan Barber Blames Tomato Blight on Home GardenersThey’ve “set the stage for the worst local tomato harvest in memory,” he writes.
  23. In the Magazine
    A Great Hummus Among Us; the Skinny on Ethical EatingAlso in the magazine this week: A little owl alum branches out, and a new ice-cream cart.
  24. Foodievents
    Eat the Plants at the New York Botanical GardenThe “Edible Garden” exhibition thrives all summer.
  25. Food Politics
    Michelle Obama’s Overachieving GardenHow many backyard gardens yield 150 pounds of lettuce?
  26. Foodievents
    Summer Camp for FoodiesWilliamsburg chefs let loose in Maine; cupping in the city.
  27. At the Market
    Greenmarket Returns to Union Square’s North SideConstruction is almost complete.
  28. Bookshelf
    Why Craft and Per Se Aren’t Among the ‘Healthiest,The authors of ‘Clean Plates: A Guide to the Healthiest, Tastiest Restaurants in Manhattan’ defend their picks.
  29. Locavore City
    What to Do With Boring VegetablesDon’t be afraid of your CSA box!
  30. Polemics
    Viva la Food Revolution?A so-called food revolution has begun, but it faces some obstacles.
  31. Bookshelf
    New York’s Healthiest, Tastiest Restaurants (Including Chipotle? DirtyA nutritionist and a food critic recommend restaurants where you can eat “healthy” without having to eat boring.
  32. Locavores
    Niman Ranch Founder to Help Chipotle Go GreenmarketBill Niman will consult the burrito chain on sustainable agriculture.
  33. Mediavore
    The Rise of the West Seventies; NYC Nightclubs Step Inside the BoxPlus: Food ads on the attack, and applying sustainable food practices to your life, in our daily news roundup.
  34. Food Porn
    Pinup LocavoresA new calendar features Hudson Valley purveyors.
  35. In the Magazine
    A Hyper-Homemade Holiday MealGet recipes for a locavore Thanksgiving feast in this week’s magazine.
  36. Loco-vores
    Get Mario Batali’s Meat Delivered to Your DoorFleisher’s Grass-fed & Organic Meats, supplier to restaurants such as Casa Mono, is starting home-delivery service in Manhattan.
  37. Loco-vores
    Crimes Against SeasonalityWhich restaurant is guilty of having asparagus and English peas on the menu in September?
  38. Mediavore
    Starbucks to Offer Healthy Breakfast; a Red Hook RevivalBritain has its own locavore movement, a review of the Slow Food Nation conference, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  39. Mediavore
    School Lunches Go Locavore; Ed Brown Goes FishingSlow Food lecturers are boring, the cocktails of ‘Mad Men,’ and more, in our morning news roundup.
  40. NewsFeed
    Chipotle Goes Loco for Local ProduceThe chain makes a major commitment to small to mid-size farmers.
  41. Mediavore
    Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Lousy Pepper; Debunking Oyster MythsPlus considering pigeons as the next big addition to locavores’ diets, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  42. Mediavore
    Local Produce Not Always Carbon-Friendly; Scores East to File for Bankruptcy?Plus: Alain Ducasse ditches France, Florent Morellet keeps a secret about what will replace his diner, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  43. NewsFeed
    Butcher Parties Against ‘Joke’ Fancy Foods Show andTom Mylan, of Diner and Marlow & Sons, says his unFancy Food Show will make locavorism fun again.
  44. Mediavore
    Empire State Tomatoes Safe; How ‘Top Chef’ Judging WorksThe five steps to becoming a locavore, a preview of the ‘Food & Wine’ Classic in Aspen, and more, in our morning digest of news and gossip.
  45. Mediavore
    Cookbook Bloggers Are Nuts; ‘Flavor Tripping’ With Miracle FruitPlus: the return of Hydrox cookies, the rise of ricotta, which restaurants the ‘Sex and the City’ movie filmed at, and more in our morning roundup of news and gossip.
  46. NewsFeed
    Vegansexual Takes Locavorism to a New LevelQuoth the vegan blogger: “Yes, that’s a local, organic beet leaf on my balls.”
  47. Mediavore
    De Niro to Open Nobu Hotel; Start Stockpiling Food TodayRobert De Niro will put an outpost of the Japanese restaurant in his financial-district hotel, ‘Law and Order: SVU’ featured a locavore villain this week, and consumers are starting to stockpile food again.
  48. Foodievents
    Locavore Banquet Comes to Jimmy’s Sunday NightThe Secret Chef himself, Philip Kirschen-Clark, will be doing a “100-mile dinner” at Jimmy’s on Sunday.
  49. NewsFeed
    Giant Cardboard Tubes of Farm Crops Coming to Art Museum At Grub Street, we generally only encounter natural, growing things when they arrive dead, on our plates, at restaurants. But P.S. 1, unlike us, has committed to growing crops along the locavore model. In giant cardboard tubes. As part of an installation. You’ll understand when you read about it on Vulture. P.S. 1 Young Architect Winners Would Like You to Eat Cabbage This Summer [Vulture] Related: Video: My Empire of Dirt
  50. Mediavore
    Per Se Raises Prices; Shill for Whole Foods, Win FoodYou’re going to regret not going to Per Se the last time you had a chunk of change to burn: Thomas Keller’s luxe restaurant has raised prices for both the regular and vegetarian menus to $275 for nine courses. [Bottomless Dish/Citysearch] Violence continues in the Flatiron club district, as two men were arrested for stabbing a patron and a bouncer at Club Spy after a fight erupted in the VIP room. [NYP] As part of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Green the Capitol project, the cafeterias are getting a locavore makeover, with the goal to sell as much locally grown, organic food as possible. [WP]
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