A big week for food fans is shaping up here in Lawrence, and there are other items of interest, too. Read on…
Put these activities on your schedules:
- Friday, Oct. 3: Chef Kurt Michael Friese will speak and sign his book, A Cook’s Journey: Slow Food in the Heartland at KU.
- Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4-5: Kaw Valley Farm Tour. I had a great time last year. Not sure I’ll be able to make it this year, but if I do I hope to catch places I missed then.
- Wednesday, Oct. 8: Lawrence Originals, a showcase of locally owned restaurants’ food, makes its first appearance.
Who needs farmland? Developers’ attorney suggests Douglas County has plenty. Maybe he likes his food tasteless. (LJW Town Talk)
Food and farm philosophies. Sustainable ag gets its due at the Land Institute’s Prairie Festival, but Kansas’ senators believe in industrial. (Salina Journal) Meanwhile, keynote speaker Barbara Kingsolver inspires the festival’s crowd. (Salina Journal)