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News Mon Jun 23 2008

More Communities Get In On the Green

New Communities Project has a great write-up of a new Woodlawn-area farmer's market. The market featured many of the same vendors you'd find at the Green City Market, from Bleeding Heart Bakery to Mint Creek Farms. The goal for this market, as well as upcoming markets to be launched in Englewood and Bronzeville, is to make more nutritious produce available to underserved communities. The Woodlawn market's debut was deemed a big success, aided in part by the acceptance of LINK public aid cards.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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