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    Food Day Kansas City 2014 – Apple Share

    You’re the apple of my eye. An apple for the teacher. An apple a day keeps the doctor away. The apple as a positive image is pervasive in our culture. And it just so happens that it’s plentiful in Missouri and Kansas in October. With our trees bursting with fresh, crisp locally grown fruit, apples [...]

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Food Day – October 24, 2014

Food Day is a celebration of healthy, affordable, and sustainable food, and a campaign for better food policies. It seeks to:

Promote safer, healthier diets

Support sustainable and organic farms

Reduce hunger

Reform factory farms to protect the environment and animals

Support fair working conditions for food and farm workers

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Food + le Tour

This race — called le Tour — is not just about wheels, legs and lungs. Food and water are just as crucial to a rider’s grit, often making the difference between a podium spot and an abysmally dismal welcome to the offseason.  Throughout the Tour, riders constantly strive to store and restore glycogen, a readily [...]

Bastille Day !

America is my country and Paris is my hometown. ~Gertrude Stein It may seem obvious from past ramblings that I am an unabashed francophile. So, given that today was Bastille Day, allow me to regale some. Sorry, Mario. Every year this day we should remember and embrace the many bonds between both the republics of America [...]

Ceviche: Debated Ancestry

Ceviche, seviche or cebiche is a technique of marinating raw seafood in citrus, traditionally fresh lime juice. As with all great food, it is exalted simplicity and highly dependent on the ingredients. The fish du jour is slightly “cooked” by the citric acid, which does not involve heat, but does impart subtle flavor. The citric acid [...]