Absence makes the heart grow fonder, right?
This week, our editors share what they’re loving right now.
Our editors share more of the events on their calendars — indoors and outdoors, casual and refined, uptown, downtown, out of town, and all delicious.
What do America’s coffee preferences look like on a map? Why don’t young farmers get insured? Why aren’t we already drinking maple water? And how can food serve as, ahem, an olive branch? This and more in what our editors are reading this week.
This week, our editors are reading about best practices: how to feed the hungry, how to plant and (not) plow for profit, how to pick the right fish and how to talk about kale.
This week, our editors are looking forward to fresh colors, fresh book lists and fresh outlooks for school lunch and the nutrition label. Dig in!
Partway through Eat-Drink-Local week, our annual 8-day festival for our foodshed, we took a moment to get the scoop on how Whole Foods Market sources many of its products from small and local producers.
I love a Shandy. And, up until now, I was fairly well satisfied with just your average, work-a-day beer-n’-lemonade combo, if ever for its refreshing, low-alcohol “ahhhh” charms on a warm, sunny day. That is until I was ruined forevermore by talented barman, Eamon Rockey.
Navigating the city that never sleeps (or should we call it “the city of a million stairs”?) doesn’t get easier with aging joints. Neither does schlepping heavy bags of groceries home from the market, which is why GrowNYC (the organization that runs the Greenmarkets) is reaching out to our city’s elderly to help get them fresh food.
Why you should invest in the new print project called Short Stack right now.
Last Friday night, I was in Louisville, KY finishing up a week-long distillery trek at an awesome craft spirits sampler at the Distilled Spirits Epicenter. One week to the day later, I’ll get to see Mr. Ralph Erenzo, distiller and partner at Tuthilltown Spirits, again and sip on his lovely small-batch bourbons and such at the kick-off Manhattan Cocktail Classic Gala at the New York Public Library.
We got our hands delightfully dirty making this issue—and hope you’ll have just as much fun digging in.