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How about a few quick links to start out your week?

Happy Monday? Doesn’t quite have the same ring to it as happy weekend. All the more reason to sit down and read a few quick, inspiring, delicious, and entertaining articles. As the air has turned crisp and the leaves are in their colorful glory, fall seems to be in full swing– and with it pumpkin-flavored  Read more

October 15, 2012 in Uncategorized by

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Links for (the end of) your weekend

Just because the weekend is reaching its end doesn’t mean it’s too late to peruse this week’s food news happenings!   Could this be the grocery store of the future? A supermarket called “In.gredients” in Austin, Texas sells pure, local ingredients with zero-waste and zero-packaging. The microgrocer functions similarly to bulk-bins but on a larger  Read more

October 7, 2012 in Uncategorized by

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Looking for something fun to do with your weekend?

Come check out the Saratoga Farmers’ Market Iron Chef Challenge this Saturday! Read on for the official press release. Saratoga Farmers’ Market to hold Iron Chef Challenge between Chefs Max London and John Ireland on Saturday, October 6th Vegan and meat-centered dishes, as well as optional “chef’s choice” presentation, will highlight locally-produced market ingredients in  Read more

October 4, 2012 in Uncategorized by

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Links for your Weekend 9/28/12

Happy weekend, everyone! Here are some things that were talked about in the food world this week:   Good news: Whole Foods came out with a study illustrating that buying local is the new “it” trend, above buying organic food. This means Whole Foods and other supermarkets are taking note to meet the demand. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/26/local-produce-organic_n_1917485.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003  Read more

September 29, 2012 in Uncategorized by

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Links for your Weekend, 9/21

As election day approaches, hot topic food issues are being brought to people’s attention more than ever. This week, labeling seemed to be a particularly hot topic. After the results of a cancer study on Monsanto weedkiller came out this week, it got everyone talking about G.M.Os (genetically modified organisms). But labeling issues do not  Read more

September 22, 2012 in Uncategorized by

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Weekend Links 9/14

A lot of food news from this week continues to circle the Stanford Study on purchasing organic food, but I thought this week we would take a break from all the debate and look at what else is happening in the food world. Yesterday, the New York City Board of Health banned the sale of  Read more

September 14, 2012 in Uncategorized by

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Weekend Links 9/7

This week was a big news week in the food world, mostly surrounding the findings of a study published by Stanford University, published in Annals of Internal Medicine. The study article is entitled, “Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier Than Conventional Alternatives?: A Systematic Review”. (Find the study abstract here: http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=1355685) The study claims to  Read more

September 7, 2012 in Uncategorized by

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Weekend Links

The weekend is almost here! So how about some slow food related links to kickoff your weekend?   Summer is not over yet, which means there is plenty of time left for outdoor grilling. This article offers advice on how to grill the perfect burger (Psst. The secret is knowing what you’re grilling…and it’s protein  Read more

August 17, 2012 in Uncategorized by

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Links For Your Weekend!

Happy Saturday! Here are some fun and enlightening slow-food-worthy links to enjoy on your weekend.   Co-founders Alan Salant and Rob Spiro of Good Eggs have found a way to merge the local food movement with modern technology to help make foods and vendors more accessible to a wider range of customers. Let’s just hope  Read more

August 4, 2012 in Uncategorized by

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Learn About the Skidmore Student Garden

If you have driven by the Skidmore campus on Broadway at all recently, you’ve passed the Skidmore garden. Located next to the historic Surrey Williamson Inn, what began as a 40-foot by 60-foot plot has expanded over the past four years to become a functional and thriving garden. Almost entirely student activated, promoted, and run,  Read more

July 25, 2012 in Uncategorized by

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