weekly round-up of our favorite finds from the front lines of food
- Polish turns one! We're celebrating our first year. A big thanks to everyone who's been part of it.
This week, the Faves (like everything else out there) is all Olympics, all the time.
- Maybe the next Olympic sport should be competitive farm sourcing. London has gone above and beyond to showcase the best — and most sustainable — that Britain has to offer during the games. "Back in 2007 the organizers determined that this was an unprecedented opportunity to look at our diets and our health, at our catering industry, at the state of our farms, and to commit to a long-term plan for good food and environmental stewardship.”
- Boggled by the numbers? Here's an infographic to get your head around just how much food that is.
- London street food is getting the chance to show off the city's culinary diversity.
- The challenge of feeding so many athletes and spectators is so great, that how much goes into feeding swimmer Michael Phelps got a call out in lego animation.
Getting the necessary 12,000 calories per day in a healthy way can be challenging, causing some to turn to junk food: “You can only eat so much oatmeal and tofu...A typical bowl of oatmeal contains about 150 calories, a cup of tofu about 175. You do the math."