| Jun 23, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Bryan Voltaggio filled me in about the big new project he's planning for next year in Frederick. North Market Kitchen, its working title, will place diners in a near-10,000 square-foot market enviroment, with both general dining areas and separate seating...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Kristin Canty's "Farmageddon" is well-titled. It's an eye-popping wake-up call revealing how the USDA and FDA have increasingly waged war on America's small farmers even when they can prove they are contributing healthful products to our food supply.
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:10 AM
Bryan Voltaggio filled me in about the big new project he's planning for next year in Frederick. North Market Kitchen, its working title, will place diners in a nearly 10,000-square-foot market enviroment, with both general dining areas and separate...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 10:24 AM
BEST CLOTHING BOUTIQUE: doubledutch Boutique
Hampden residents know just where to go to find a deal on clothes -- and the word has spread.
Doubledutch Boutique presents a unique blend of fashion that bucks what the typical shopper sees everyday, said co-...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 11:27 AM
Insects play key roles in the success of your garden. While some of these six-legged critters are indisputable pests of ornamental and edible plants, others bring significant benefits.
Insects play key roles in the success of your garden. While some of...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:32 PM
The Orange County Fair is almost upon us. The fair in Costa Mesa opens July 15 and closes Aug. 14.
I expect to enter some of my vegetables in the garden competition. Also, Vic and I will both be exhibiting photographs in the visual arts photography...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 11:17 AM
I love the new wave in buying local, organic foods. In fact, it seems like Farmer’s markets are busier and easier to locate than ever before.
But what I didn't realize is how Farmer's markets play an integral part in bringing members of the...
| Jul 15, 2011
These days, everyone and his uncle wants a farmers market in his neighborhood or shopping center. Dozens of new farmers markets open each year in the Los Angeles area, varying greatly in their operators, intentions and locales. Some are basically swap...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 12:03 PM
Q: Every time I read about someone using coupons to get $500 worth of food for $4.95, I wonder what that person is feeding her family — not fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains, apparently. Why there are are there no coupons for fresh fruits...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:15 PM
The Rev. Theodora J. "Dora" McLean, a registered nurse who was a founder and associate pastor of Christian Unity Temple Christian Community Church, died July 22 at Sinai Hospital of complications from a stroke.
The Halethorpe resident was 82.
| Jul 27, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Towson resident Denise Clark recently had a crash course in how to close one 32,000-square-foot supermarket, then open another.
Clark, former manager of the Superfresh supermarket in the Parkville Shopping Center, at Harford Road and Taylor Avenue, now...