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Archive for June, 2014

Why you should care about minimum wage if you care about food

Minimum wage is a hot topic these days, now that Seattle has increased it to $15 per hour and NY recently increased it to $9 per hour by 2016.   $15 per hour is also being considered in NYC, as legislation was proposed a couple months ago. Chances are, you’re not a minimum wage worker.  I’m just […]

To grill or to smoke: the essential summer question

Grilling cooks food by directly exposing food to a flame while smoking cooks foods by heating wood chips.  Smoldering wood chips produce smoke, which cooks food.   Obviously you know this – so, so what?  Well, the temperature difference between grilling and smoking has health implications.  Heating foods increases how easily your body absorbs some nutrients […]

How to: Compost Indoors with Worms

Vermicomposting, or worm composting is an incredibly easy process that every urban, suburban, or rural dweller should do.  Why?  Because if you want to grow plants – fruits, vegetables, flowers, herbs, ANY PLANT – the rich nutrients in the worm poop (aka castings) will help your plants flourish. A well-maintained worm bin will not smell […]

It’s official: Food Trucks are no longer cool

Though I am a proponent of food trucks, especially as a way for small producers to start their business, I suspect they’ve seen their best days.  Why would I make such an assertion?   As of May 15th, the Starbucks Frappucino Truck hit San Diego and, as of today, has made its way to LA […]