Boutique Butchery

M.Eat Reflects a New Generation of Meat Consumption

Written by: Taylor Haynes

In Uruguay, cattle farming is an essential aspect of society; the South American country is one of the largest exporters of beef in the world, and cattle outnumber people. With an expanding, globalized market, it is likely young Uruguayans will follow the agricultural path previous generations forged before them. Rodrigo Echeverrigaray is no exception. Echeverrigaray, a […]

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Seeds of Hope

The uncertain future of Michelle Obama's White House Kitchen Garden

Written by: Taylor Haynes

In 2009, First Lady Michelle Obama, aided by local school children, planted the first seeds of what would become an impressive garden on the grounds of the White House, overflowing with vegetables, fruit and herbs. Nearby, the White House beehives keep busy pollinating the garden and making honey, which is often used as a gift […]

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Michael Langdon

Executive Chef, Glenmaura National Golf Club, Moosic, PA

When was the moment you knew you wanted to become a chef? I knew I wanted to cook for a living after high school. I was working locally in a fine dining restaurant, and I had heard of this culinary school in Pittsburgh doing an open house locally, so I went. What’s your favorite dish […]

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Nextdoororganics Cargo Bike

The City-Goers CSA

How Nextdoorganics is Translating High Impact Politics into Culinary Creativity

Written by: Amanda Kay Mannshahia

Based out of their Bed-Stuy hub, Nextdoorganics is the brainchild of founders Josh Cook and Chris Schumaker. Both possessing histories in farming, the duo first began by utilizing an open acre of land on Schumaker’s parents’ tree farm to work a small-scale agriculture project.

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Greenmarket Farmers Market in Union Square

A Holistic Marketplace

Tackling the Grocery Gap the Greenmarket Way

Written by: Amanda Kay Mannshahia

We cannot discuss fresh food access in NYC without mentioning Greenmarket. Established in 1976, Greenmarket boasts one of the largest outdoor farmers markets at Union Square along with weekly pop-up markets in 53 locations all over NYC.

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Hudson Valley Foie Gras

Hudson Valley Foie Gras

Ferndale, NY

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

Creating a food product that is loved by millions of people and reviled by just as many can be a formidable task for some, but Hudson Valley Foie Gras gladly takes on the challenge. Back in 1982, before foie gras—specially fattened duck or goose liver—was a delicacy served in upscale restaurants across America, Izzy Yanay […]

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