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  • 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....
  • Online grocery ordering and home delivery move to organic market

    Online grocery ordering and home delivery move to organic market
    Nate Weiner used to do most of his grocery shopping at the Wegmans in Hunt Valley and the Giant near his Hampden home. Now he orders most of his groceries online from Relay Foods and picks it up at designated spot on Sundays. "I get most of my produce...
  • Howard County pets: What's the hype about raw diets?

    Howard County pets: What's the hype about raw diets?
    Q: I’ve heard a lot about raw dog food, but it seems pricey. Is it safe? Are the health benefits substantial? A: Raw diets for dogs (including raw meat) have become increasingly popular. Some pet owners -- even some veterinarians -- swear by them,...