Tag: current events

Ivan Day Lecture in Ohio

On Friday, Ivan Day gave an amazing presentation, which I was, unfortunately, unable to attend. I was waiting for some detailed information from those who did attend so that I could share them and this afternoon, Elise Fleming (Dame Alys)…

Grow Pittsburgh – Save the Date!

Grow Pittsburgh has announced when their event “A Taste of Grow Pittsburgh” will happen this year – 22 September 2013. Tickets aren’t on sale yet, but there are only 300 available, so they will go quickly. http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Save-the-Date-for-A-Taste-of-Grow-Pittsburgh–September-22–2013-.html?soid=1102602054911&aid=oeDJvF4pHRo

Perfectly Period Feast

One for the medievalists – A group of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) located in San Francisco is putting on a no-apologies, no modifications, completely medieval meal. Perfectly Period Feast.

Conflict Kitchen

One of the things that I find most interesting about food history is the association between food and culture. This project is a specific way to ease people into a conversation about the people and culture in a country with…

Can Food Deserts Become Oases? | Independent Lens Blog

I love the positive spin that this is taking – rather than bemoaning and condemning the food deserts, finding creative ways to fix the problem. Can Food Deserts Become Oases? | Independent Lens Blog. ADDITIONAL In the January Co-Operator, the…