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Roundup: Missed opportunities, but more to come

July 29th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Roundup

Note: Edited to add response to organic nutritional value study. I’m distressed to see I somehow managed to miss the Salsalicious event last weekend at the Farmers Market here in Lawrence. I guess I arrived too late. :(  The good news is that I’ll be around for the tomato tasting on August 8. Can’t wait! […]

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Roundup: Tours, harvests, ag news and more

July 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Books about food, Growing food, Roundup

Lots of news to report, from activities to politics to getting informed. Read on for local and larger news and links. On a local level KSU photo Having a field day. If this amazingly mild weather holds, I just may change my mind about skipping this Saturday’s (July 25) horticulture field day at Kansas State’s […]

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Roundup: Food Inc. hits area, soy update and more

July 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Roundup: Food Inc. hits area, soy update and more · Farmers markets, Food in the news, Roundup

Food Inc. comes to KC. You’ve probably heard about the movie Food Inc. by now. You probably haven’t seen it, though, if you live in these parts. Farm country wasn’t at the top of the list of screening locations. The movie’s in the area now, though. You can see it at the Tivoli in Kansas […]

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Roundup: Urban gardens, food terms, wonders

June 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off on Roundup: Urban gardens, food terms, wonders · Farmers markets, Food in the news, Roundup

Get set for garden tour. The “Food from the City, for the City” tour of 30 food-producing gardens and market farms in the Kansas City is on Sunday. Put it on your calendar, and if you attend, let us know here. I probably won’t be able to make it, but I’d love to get your […]

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Roundup: ‘Fresh,’ farmers, food-cycling

May 28th, 2009 · Comments Off on Roundup: ‘Fresh,’ farmers, food-cycling · Roundup

Fresh coming to town. A new documentary “Fresh” will be screened May 31 (this Sunday) in Kansas City. The movie, with a subtitle, “New thinking about what we’re eating,” includes a couple of Kansas City area local-food promoters. Ticket information is on the movie’s screenings page. A garden of learning. Powell Gardens, the botanical garden […]

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Roundup: Children, ag hall going hungry

May 15th, 2009 · Comments Off on Roundup: Children, ag hall going hungry · Roundup

Kansas preschoolers go hungry. Well, maybe not all of them, but Kansas has the seventh highest rate (at 20.9%) of children under the age of 5 who are “food insecure – unable to consistently access adequate amounts of nutritious food necessary for a healthy life.” Unconscionable. Horrifying. Embarrassing. And here in farm country. (FeedingAmerica.org) Ag Hall […]

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