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...

Book Tour begins! Please share!

1/7 @ 5PM Langley, WA Moonraker @ Living Green 1/8@ 7PM Seattle, WA Third Place Books 1/9 @ 7PM Olympia, WA Orca Books 1/10 @7:30PM Portland Powell’s 1/13 @ 7PM Seattle, WA Elliott Bay 1/16@6PM San Francisco, CA Book Passage Ferry Building...

Tools of the Trade

When Tricia and I tell you at the end of the month how much food I’ve eaten, you’ll wonder how I got all that into my mouth. Or should. Processing all this food is not quite like opening a box of Trader Joe’s soup and a bag of...

Y’all come over now

A friend is in from out of town and I wanted to visit before she left. “Let’s have breakfast.” “No can-do on my 10 mile diet, why don’t you come to my house and I’ll make you breakfast?” But the next...

Gratitude for the global food system

I went into our loaded-to-the-gills super market yesterday to buy a battery and was flooded with memories of just 4 weeks ago when I would walk in the door once a week after my improv class, grab a basket and make a quick light-hearted (not light...

Fast food (not)

I woke after a late afternoon nap hungry and cold. When you live alone no one has been cooking dinner while you’ve been out (&) cold. You have to deal. Okay, let’s see. To get some hot food on a 10 mile diet there’s nothing...

Once upon a time, not so long ago

Have you ever wondered in these last weeks how Tricia came to imagine a “Super Veggie Me” experiment and I came to say yes? A dozen other people had rejected her offer out of hand. “I can’t let go of ______ (fill in the...