a weekly round-up of our favorite finds from the front lines of food
- Above, an ad from the Good Ol’ Days, When You Weren’t Fat Enough.
- Our favorite quote of the week, hands down: "Don't mess with our agricultural renaissance," says Peter Shumlin, Govenor of Vermont. We couldn't agree more. Long live Team Kale.
- Will American consumers enter a brave new world of high-end canned seafood? Stewed monkfish tripe and others from Italian chef Moreno Cedroni are now available on shelves in New York.
- East African cuisine is taking the Twin Cities by storm. Camel burgers, anyone? Last year Somali entrepreneurs sold through two tons of camel meat in four days at the Minnesota State Fair (the state fair lasted 12 days).
- Do your bit for oysters! Today, Friday, December 9, is you last chance to help save Drakes Bay Oyster farm in Point Reyes, California. They need comments of support to the National Park Service.
- What will food production of the future look like? check out this floating farm idea, where greenhouses are suspended over cities like giant balloons.