locavore

Fine cuisine is alive and well in the school lunchrooms of France. The menu includes lamb tajine, veal, crêpes, organic veggies, pâté and organic bread. Oh, yes -- and a cheese course.
The diet of the modern-day "locavore" isn't a new concept, though the word only recently came about. Before society got carried away with all its glittering supermarkets and high-yielding factory farms, food was produced locally and eaten locally, with a few exceptions.
Fall beer season is just around the corner. And as craft beer rides a seismic wave of popularity that shows no sign of letting up, beer travelers are more sophisticated and beer tours are getting more interesting.
Local food production, especially with fruits and vegetables is growing tremendously. In addition to helping your local economy, you can feel good knowing that your locally sourced foods are providing you and your family with healthful benefits.
Eating gourmet wild food at a picnic table under the trees opened my palate and fed my soul.
It would be difficult to visit an ethnic market in the United States and find ingredients which are sourced nationally, let alone locally.
Virtually everything served at The Willows was to come from the island itself or the surrounding waters.
These newcomers face impossibly-priced agricultural land and extreme weather, but with these challenges also comes something the first generation of back-to-the-landers did not have.
Cultural places in the Berkshires like Tanglewood, Mass MoCA, Jacob's Pillow and the Williamstown Theater Festival have traditionally stolen the headlines as the stars of this picturesque region, but the locavore food and drink movement is shifting the spotlight.
When they decided to deliver a new album on a bottle of beer, Telegraph Brewing Company and the indie group, Buellton, gave new meaning to one-stop shopping. The world of beer and music is the better for it.
Sometimes, the land -- even my own modest garden -- feels like foreign territory, the language of seeds a code I never learned to crack.
For beer-lovers across the world, true north is Germany, the global home of beer and brewing greatness. And within Germany, Munich is widely regarded as Beer Central.
Germany has an immense variety of exceptional beers. Even many of the country's everyday brews are amazingly good. But not every beer can be excellent, even in the land where beer is legend.
It's hard not to be smitten with Sister Doris. But, hey, she's a nun, so don't fall too hard. Lavish your affection on her beer instead.
It was only a matter of time. The viral spread of craft beer has made it to Germany, the country whose beer is so good nobody thought it could get any better.
Thanks to an exploding food movement over the past 10 years, more food than ever is now being grown in backyards, rooftops, vacant lots and abandoned factories throughout Chicagoland.