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Event Tue Jul 28 2009

City Farm Tour this Sunday

You may have passed City Farm, the vegetable farm near the edge of Cabrini-Green at Division and Clybourn. This Sunday, August 2, you'll be able to tour the farm and chat with grower Tim Wilson. It is part of an urban agriculture field day promoted by Angelic Organics Learning Center. The event runs 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and also includes a tour of Chicago Honey Co-op, where the tours kick off. You'd provide your own transportation to both locations. Free to members of the Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training (CRAFT); $10 for non-members payable the day of. RSVP required to craft (at)

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M.S. / July 30, 2009 11:47 AM

Please study the rules of comma usage. There shouldn't be a comma between "grower" and "Tim Wilson." "Grower" should not be capitalized. This might be the Internet, but text still needs to be proofed.

cb / July 31, 2009 4:16 PM

Thank you. The oversight has been corrected.

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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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