April 3rd, 2013 | | Posted in Blog Posts

I brought back a small piece of “Bergfichte” from my trip to Washington, D.C. It’s a cheese beyond a cheese, made by a cheesemaker who is beyond a cheesemaker. His name is Willi Schmid, and I feel like I’m slowly getting to know him, even though we’ve never met. Here’s a snippet from his website: Willi Read the Rest…

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Changing the Way We Eat: TEDx

February 11th, 2013 | | Posted in Talks

On February 16, 2013, The Glynwood Institute for Sustainable Food and Farming will be the lead sponsor for the third annual TEDxManhattan, “Changing the Way We Eat,” a full day of talks exploring the state of our food system and our progress toward sustainability. TEDxManhattan 2013 will build on what we covered in the 2012 and 2011 talks.   The conference will be Read the Rest…

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February Cookbook Review: Pie It Forward

February 7th, 2013 | | Posted in Book Reviews

Pie.  The word alone inspires so many associations – with holidays, home and happiness.  Easy as pie.  Well, that’s all together another idea.  For some pie making comes easy, for others, it’s more of a labor of love. I’ve been making pie for years – I courted my husband with pie, we probably eat pie Read the Rest…


Terra Madre 2012

December 7th, 2012 | | Posted in Uncategorized

Terra Madre 2012 | October marked Slow Food’s 6th Terra Madre gathering in Turin, Italy.  This year, Terra Madre coincided with Slow Food’s International Congress, a meeting of slow Food’s global leadership, and joined Salone del Gusto, ‘hall of taste,’ Slow Food’s festival of good, clean, and fair food. Terra Madre is a global network of Read the Rest…

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Book Review by Sarah Strauss: All About Roasting

October 15th, 2012 | | Posted in Book Reviews

There has been some great press lately about this book – and deservedly so!  Based on my transcendent experience with All About Braising, I pre-ordered my copy of All About Roasting, Molly Stevens’ latest cookbook, and waited breathlessly for it to arrive at my door.  Patience is not one of my great virtues, I’m afraid. One of Read the Rest…

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Summervale 2012: Celebrating the Taste of Our Place

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October 13th, 2012 | | Posted in Uncategorized

This summer, the Intervale Center hosted Summervale, a nine-week summer event series celebrating local food, farmers, and community each Thursday evening. Along with 8 local food vendors, 18 local bands, and food-themed kids activities, we were delighted to host a weekly tasting series curated and staffed by Slow Food Vermont. Aiming to introduce festival-goers to heirloom Read the Rest…

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September Book Review: A Master Class

April 12th, 2012 | | Posted in Book Reviews

It is pouring rain here in Vermont, again.We’re warm and dry right here, at this moment, but I can’t keep my thoughts from those who have lost their homes, their farms and businesses, and everything to the flooding from Hurricane Irene.It is truly heartbreaking to see the damage. There is still so much to do Read the Rest…

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