Today's notes on national stories, local trends, random tastes, and other bycatch dredged up from the food media. 1. Better than watching the royal wedding. Yesterday, Washington Post LIve organized a conference titled "The Future of Food," which brought together some of the most prominent peop ... More >>
It's a big week for bookish San Francisco foodies interested in sustainable farming, vegetarianism, and foraging. • Tomorrow, Wendell Berry -- writer, farmer, and godfather of the organic farming movement -- appears at Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness at McAllister) in conversation with Michael Polla ... More >>
In Field Days: A Year of Farming, Eating, and Drinking in California (UC Press, $24.95), Sonoma State professor Jonah Raskin writes about more than just day-to-day operations at family-run, organic Oak Hill Farm alongside Mexican immigrants, an Irish mechanic, and a French beekeeper. Raskin also des ... More >>
Man vs. nature deep in the heart of Texas in The Unforeseen.