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A Farm Grows In Brooklyn
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 4:46pm | Type: Magazine Article

om Philpott In a neglected neighbourhood, kids are growing produce and raising a community. Wander into Brookl ...

The Tao Of Dumpster Diving
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 4:47pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Beiler Why scavenge? You get a lot of really good food that's really, really free. “What is this—som ...

Grub for Body and Soul
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh An interview with food activists Anna Lappe and Bryant Terry. Every movement needs its revolutiona ...

Food for Thought
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Steve Thorngate At St. Olaf, students learn to reap what they sow. Day Burtness and Dan Borek hoped to start a ...

Blessing the Hands That Harvest
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank How consumers and farm workers together can make a better meal. Bumper stickers found in ...

Our Fast Food Empire
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum 'You deserve a break today' can be a pretty appealing proposition. In his landma ...

All We Hunger For
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Good food is much more than a matter of taste. My mother was a Depression baby in rural North Car ...

Broccoli, Exposed
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Space in al Qaeda? Consider the lowly broccoli, pictured here actual size so that we can discuss ...

Fish Wings
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Katie Chilton Driving east on Jackson Street one morning, only a couple of blocks from the bungalow on Abe Street where a few years ag ...

The Zambia Experiment
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Peter Henriot With 86 percent of the country below the poverty line, the southern African nation of Zambia seems an unlikely candidate to ...

Heaven in Henry County
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:50pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Kentucky farmer and essayist Wendell Berry talks about what makes people happy. ...

Web Exclusive: Wendell Berry interview complete text
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:51pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Sojourners associate editor Rose Marie Berger and photographer Ryan Beiler spent a Sunday afternoon in February with Wen ...

What's Eating You?
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 4:12pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone Gluttony takes a toll on the interior life. The Seven Deadly Sins of classic moral theology st ...

Save the Chickens
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:46pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter Chickens have evidently found a soft place in the he ...

The Joy of Letter Writing
Originally Posted: 06/15/2012 - 3:49pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett For quite a few winters now, I have watched a great joy of mine turn slowly into sadness: No one writes letters anymore, a ...

Tolerating Food Intolerances
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 11:16am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett "No thanks, it makes me sick." "Let’s see, if I leave the milk out of these rolls Sheila can eat them." ...

Splurge on a Dozen!
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 11:06am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Someday when I see the sale card announcing "12 Lemons for a Dollar" at the grocery store, I’m going to buy all 1 ...

A Second Chance for Sandwiches
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett The loaves and fishes in the Bible story of the "feeding of the five thousand" (a major sandwich-making operation) ...

Celebrations Large and Small
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 10:23am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Yesterday I learned that a friend will be moving far away. Yesterday I learned that a friend wi ...

Oh How We Love Chocolate
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 10:04am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Would it be cruel to extol the virtues of chocolate these dark, cold days of January and February, months traditionally res ...

Eating More of It Wouldn't Hurt...
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 9:43am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett What time-honored edible has all of the following: the warmth and comfort of hot bread; the fragrance of a baking cake; the ...

Food Snobs Beware
Originally Posted: 06/25/2014 - 9:22am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett An article on breakfast about did me in for reading any more words on what's new, healthy, or chic in the food world. ...

New Workers on the Farm
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Life before white sugar probably was pretty good. Life before white sugar probably ...

Back to Basics
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 3:09pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett When blizzards closed down cities on the East Coast this past winter, the media reported on some strange meals people were ...

Kitchen Mysteries
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 9:48am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett A cook is a chemist. All manner of wizardry and wondrous reactions occur in the oven and the mixing bowl. ...

Using Your Noodle
Originally Posted: 06/24/2014 - 9:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Talk about basic ingredients. Look at a package of pasta sometime: flour. You can't get much simpler than that. ...

Gifts in Good Taste
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett (Columns, Cooking, Food, Simple Feast) Cooking,Food ...

Extended Family
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 11:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett In large part because of my grandmother's North Dakota farm stories, I spent the first 30 years of my life wishing I l ...

Vitamins the Old-Fashioned Way
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 10:38am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett VITAMINS THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY VITAMINS THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY The basil never quite recovere ...

In the Company of Nuts
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 10:21am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett I remember the moment when, as a new apprentice in a retreat center's vegetarian kitchen, I spotted the shelf of nuts ...

Let Them Bake Cake
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 10:07am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett It takes love to bake a cake. Cakes cannot be baked indifferently or in a hurry. It takes love ...

All Things in Moderation
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 9:47am | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett It is fitting that this morning, after paying bills and moaning about another increase in our health insurance premium, I c ...

The Berry With Bite
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Someday I would like to see a cranberry harvest: crimson fruit floating on flooded coastal fields, skimmed off like a school ...

Texas Heat
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett It’s hot. The yard needs mowing—the grass is so tall I have to wear rubber boots in the morning dew. ...

A Potato in Every Pot
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett What can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, or dinner; is grown in all 50 states; and had a war named after it? The potato of co ...

Food for the Road
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Highway food can be fun for a while—eating forbidden french fries at a fast food joint or sipping iced tea in the cool muffl ...

Salad Days
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett For salad lovers this is a heady time of year, with early cucumbers, flawless carrots, and more varieties of lettuce and gre ...

Elegant and Eclectic Eggplant
Originally Posted: 06/12/2014 - 12:55pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett Let’s say you’ve just walked into the grocery store and on the way to pick up some onions you notice a healthy sized mound ...

One No-Fat Step at a Time
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

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Balancing Feast and Fast
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett FEASTING IS JUST half the story. To have "Sunday dinner" implies plainer weekday meals. Holiday banquets include f ...

Cooking by the Book
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 1:16pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carey Burkett MY 1994 NEW YEAR'S resolution - to break loose from serious menu ruts by planning further ahead - has already led to m ...