Articles About local food :: Page 2

  • BLOG-Chef to the Homesick Traveler

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    When traveling, do make a habit of asking the natives where to eat. Sometimes, however, your best advice comes from an expatriate.

  • Drive-thru comfort food beckons

    Drive-Thru Buffet manager Michael Randall finished redecorating the new restaurant, formerly home to KFC and CJ’s Southern Cooking, this week. Opening at the end of the month, the restaurant’s daily buffet spread will feature fried chicken and other comfort food. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Fried chicken is the star once again of the Drive-Thru Buffet, to open at the former KFC building, which was briefly home to CJ’s Southern Cooking after idling two years. But this time the place will go the non-corporate route.

  • New college dines responsibly

    Antioch College Chef Isaac DeLamatre made plans for the opening of the college’s new kitchen and dining room, which opened on Nov. 9 in the basement of Birch Hall. Dean of Community Life Louise Smith led the design of a cooperative, locally-sourced plan to feed the campus. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Antioch college’s innovative approach to food was born partly of the need to recognize the ecological demands of food service and also to honor the experience of eating in community.

  • Create the power to grow

    Urban farmer Will Allen will speak at next weekend’s Food Power Summit in Fairborn on how to get real food back into communities. (Submitted photo)

    Local food has many meanings, but to Bob Jurick, having access to food locally is a social justice issue. People should be able to walk or drive a couple of blocks and buy fresh, healthy food at a reasonable cost.

  • The village is breaking out in hives

    Brian Johnson checked in on one of his hives on a recent warm afternoon, when the bees would be happy enough to let him take a peek. Lifting up a comb on a top-bar hive on Yellow Springs-Fairfield Pike, Johnson said the honey is forming well and will soon be ready to harvest. Johnson is one of a growing group of local beekeepers. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Thanks to village beekeepers, the town’s flowering trees and vegetation might be healthier, backyard gardens more productive and fruit trees more fruitful.

  • Waxing sustainable for the sake of the bees

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    Bees and bee keeping practices are the topic of several events in the village this week.

  • A kind of meals on wheels, but Indian, and local

    A homemade Indian dinner to go.

    A local offering of food in the spirit of sharing could turn a gift into a community of givers.

  • Local farmers’ markets to screen sustainable agriculture film

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    The Winter and Summer Farmer’s Markets are jointly sponsoring a free local screening of FRESH. See the trailer.

  • “Radical” farm takes root

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    Amy Batchman started Radical Roots Farm outside of Yellow Springs with big plans for the seven-acre homestead.

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