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Roundup: The dirt on soil, gardens, more

May 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on Roundup: The dirt on soil, gardens, more · Food in the news, local food, Roundup

I won’t be able to make the screening of “Dirt! The Movie,” at 7 p.m. Monday, May 24, but I hope you and lots of other people do. Films for Action and Local Burger are presenting the movie and a follow-up panel to discuss the film. Our hat is off to both Films for Action […]

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Roundup: Grow, preserve, conserve, hunt

April 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off on Roundup: Grow, preserve, conserve, hunt · Classes/education opportunities, Roundup

Learn to grow food. Two opportunities on tap; don’t wait to sign up! The K-State Extension Service in Shawnee County is  having a vegetable-growing seminar tomorrow, April 24, in Topeka. Registration is requested. Their flyer (PDF) tells more about it. And in Lawrence, Douglas County horticulture extension agent Jennifer Smith will be giving a class […]

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Roundup: Garden tour and other April fun

April 7th, 2010 · 2 Comments · local food, Roundup

The Lawrence Sustainability Network’s gardening group, SLUG (support for local urban gardeners) is planning a tour in June of Lawrence food gardens, and the group hopes to include more gardens than the 12 featured in last year’s inaugural event. If you didn’t get the notice and have a garden that you think others could learn […]

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Digest: Order your local turkey for Thanksgiving now

November 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments · local food, Roundup

Kansans have raised turkeys for a long time, says the K-State Research & Extension News. If you act now, you can get one of those birds for your Thanksgiving feast. Among producers within shouting distance of Lawrence are: Clark Family Farm. They were taking orders on Saturday at the Lawrence Farmers Market for fresh pastured […]

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Roundup: Doing, learning for better food

October 30th, 2009 · Comments Off on Roundup: Doing, learning for better food · Roundup

Know your meat source. Grassfed beef biggie Tallgrass Beef of Sedan, Kansas, is the latest client of IdentiGEN North America Inc., subsidiary of the Irish IdentiGEN Ltd. The company’s DNA TraceBack technology allows meat to be traced to the farm where it was raised (unlike, say, the tainted hamburger recounted recently in the NY Times). […]

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Roundup: Winners, food tips, tomatoes

August 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments · local food, recipes, Roundup

It was a rough week for me, but I’ve finally caught my breath enough to offer a roundup with updates, opinion and information that’s good to know. Updates Scattered sushi recipe. Anyone who was around for the Japanese cooking demonstration at the Lawrence Farmers Market in June and who wondered how to make chirashi zushi […]

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