Category Archives: Food Warrior Interns

An Urban Foodie’s Take on Butchering

Whether it takes place in a windowless warehouse in Kansas with hundreds of knives flashing, or in the back of a farm-to-table restaurant – butchering is also beginning to play an important role in the DIY food movement. “Butchering” refers … Continue reading

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The Food Warriors Have Done It, and Now YOU Can DIY!

Over the past four seasons, we’ve had a blast working alongside more than 50 Food Warrior Interns, who have personally visited and documented 334 farms, 176 food artisans and 390 farmers markets and have uploaded more than 20,000 photos to … Continue reading

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Carrots Come From the Ground, and Chicken Comes From…

On a visit to the Biltmore Estate last spring, I stopped by the on-site barn to check out some of the farm animals living there. Wandering around the visitors section, I watched as children visiting the historic site with their families gazed, … Continue reading

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Battery Park Urban Farm

Battery Park is on the very southern most tip of Manhattan, on the edge of the financial district. The area is filled with gleaming modern high-rises and mammoth art deco buildings remaining from the New York of old. I will … Continue reading

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Preserving Probiotics

Five Points Fermentation Company uses Colorado grown ingredients to produce healthy, fresh, and local fermented goods. The company is sustainable and community focused, located in the Five Points neighborhood in Denver. Feast Well! Maggie Thulson Summer 2012 Denver Food Warrior

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Tour ReVision Urban Farm (in pictures!)

ReVision Urban Farm began as a small garden in 1990 alongside a shelter for homeless mothers that is now the ReVision Family Home. Originally called ReVision House, the program began as a very small grassroots effort to positively impact the lives … Continue reading

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Hell’s Kitchen Farm Project

Amazing, innovative farming projects are all around New York City, but some of them are hard to see unless you know where to look. The Hell’s Kitchen Farm Project is a perfect example of this: located on the rooftop of the Metro … Continue reading

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Tour Clear Flour Bread (in pictures!)

Clear Flour Bread specializes in making the authentic breads of Italy and France. “Clear flour essentially is the beginning stage of the milling process, so basically you are taking the wheat from the truck that it is coming in and you … Continue reading

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SPAGnVOLA Chocolate: From Bean to Bar

Few chocolatiers can claim they grown their own cacao.  But SPAGnVOLA Chocolate can. No big money or world distribution, just a farm in the Dominican Republic, which directly sources to their Gaithersburg, “Truffle Factory” via the Baltimore Harbor. For the owners, Eric and Crisoire … Continue reading

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Sunshine in a Jar: Rose Geranium Apricot Jam

While we in the Midwest are sweating away the hours this summer, it may not come to mind that in only a few short months the days will be shorter and cooler, until another winter will be upon us.  The … Continue reading

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