DIY

Plant Heritage Seeds and Save Foods in Danger of Extinction

To fight industrialized agriculture’s squeezing out of all the beautiful, unique foods once enjoyed year round in our nation, Slow Food USA created the Ark of Taste, a catalog of over 200 delicious foods in danger of being wiped out forever. By planting these seeds (and enjoying the bounty that follows), you can preserve a bit of culinary history for future generations.

EDIBLE GLIMPSES: A Time to Can

As stalls at the Greenmarkets overflow with late summer crops, here’s some inspiration to put up those peaches and tomatoes now. In our slideshow, Classie Parker, aka The Canning Queen, shares with her neighbors her food preservation fervor.

THE EDIBLE GUIDE: Culinary Education

There’s no time like the present to buff up on your culinary competence. Whether it’s a class on knife skills or a guided Riesling tasting you crave, check out our Edible Guide for links to more than a dozen culinary education centers where you can sign up today.