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  • Genetically Engineered Food Needs Labels

    If there's one thing that stands out for me during my 25 years in Connecticut, it was the quiet but delicious return of good food and local farms. For readers who are less than 40 years old, please remember, there were no farmers markets in the state...
  • Sladics plants seeds at Newport Elementary

    Sladics plants seeds at Newport Elementary
    NEWPORT BEACH — Chanelle Sladics posed a question to second- and third-graders at Newport Elementary School Thursday morning. "Are you guys excited to plant some seeds?" Sladics, the pro snowboarder, asked the kids. "Yes," the 23 Newport El...
  • In Maryland, farm conservation going dry

    In Maryland, farm conservation going dry
    Although by all accounts the Maryland legislature had a very productive session, legislators fell short in protecting the land that most sustains us — our farmland. While we applaud the successful defense of open space funding overall, for the...
  • Food critic, chef saw life as a feast

    Food critic, chef saw life as a feast
    Corn dogs. It was the only type of cuisine that our mother, former Gossiping Gourmet columnist Elle Harrow, could not cook. We were about 7 and 14 years old, respectively, and every morning, she would ask us what we'd want for dinner that evening. "Corn...
  • Chicago shops for the eco-conscious

    Chicago shops for the eco-conscious
    Let’s face it: when it comes to going green, a lot of us are, well, a little green—especially with regards to shopping. Manufacturers say one thing, but oftentimes they do another. “The abundance of green-washing is tragic,” says...
  • Chipotle's 'Scarecrow' video: Lighten up, folks, it's just an ad

    Chipotle's 'Scarecrow' video: Lighten up, folks, it's just an ad
    “The Scarecrow,” a short animated video put out by Chipotle Mexican Grill, seems part Pixar, part Tim Burton, accompanied by a creepily melancholy version of the song “Pure Imagination” from the first Willy Wonka movie. At...
  • Setting new 'green' standards at Linton Springs Elementary School

    It was Dirty Finger Club Day at Linton Springs Elementary School, near Eldersburg. Out in the vegetable garden — one of a dozen "outdoor classrooms" in the meadows, wetlands and woodlands of school's spacious grounds — Anna Letaw, a...
  • The biscuit rises in L.A. culinary esteem

    The biscuit rises in L.A. culinary esteem
    There's a Southern influence that lately has wended its way through Los Angeles restaurants, and its emblem is the biscuit. Tender, flaky, golden biscuits have risen on menus from Manhattan Beach to Melrose Avenue. Buttermilk biscuits, oat biscuits,...
  • Edible economics

    Edible economics
    There's no doubt that vegetable gardening is hot. Folks who've never grown a radish suddenly want to plant pots or plow up their lawn so they can add fresh food to the table. The upside: You can harvest edibles untouched by synthetic chemicals, and the...
  • John E. "Jack" Simms, executive

    John E. "Jack" Simms, a retired executive vice president whose career at American Credit Indemnity Co. spanned more than four decades, died Friday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88. The son of a Methodist...
  • Young Connecticut Farmers Look For New Solutions and New Crops

    Young Connecticut Farmers Look For New Solutions and New Crops
    According to U.S. Census data, there are nearly 5,000 farms in little old Connecticut. That sounds pretty good. Except the demographics suck. The average age for farmers here is 57.6 years. The largest single farming age-category is 65 and older....