Mark Bittman says Phooey to Foodie

Mark Bittman’s latest column tried to reclaim the word “foodie” for something more than high-end eaters. Here’s my response, only 1500 characters of which could actually fit into the NYTimes Comment box. Mark uses a great...

Locavore Labs build relational foodsheds

Tada! The Local Food Lab is dead (for me) … long live The Locavore Lab. As mentioned before on this blog, Local Food Lab is the name I’ve been using for intensives where eaters, farmers and everyone in between works together to map...

What happens at a Local Food “Lab”

I put “Lab” in quotes because I just learned that the term Local Food Lab is Trademarked. I’ve used it for a year and a half so I’m perplexed about how to migrate to a new name when the old term is dispersed through the...