Category Archives: Food Warrior Interns

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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Kids connect with nature at Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse

The Natural Wildlife Federation posted, “Recent research shows that children are spending half as much time outside as they did 20 years ago. Today’s kids spend six and a half hours a day ‘plugged into’ electronic media.”  Described as a “nature deficit,” children … Continue reading

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Wisdom from a New Generation of Farmers

The average age of the American farmer is currently 57, which worries many who are watching the U.S. food system. Luckily, Remy Van Grack and Maya Osterman, of Lindenmeier Farm, are part of a new generation of farmers determined to roll back … Continue reading

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Sprout City Farms Misses Their School

During the school year, the Denver Green School is full of children playing and learning. Of course, summer vacation puts a damper on this; no students are asking for a mint leaf as they reach their hands over the fence between the playground … Continue reading

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Hops and Dreams Coming True for American Brewers

Boston is known for its baked beans and clam chowder, but at one point the city had the greatest number of breweries per capita.  Whether (or when) the city will make that claim again we don’t know, but The Samuel … Continue reading

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