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Event Fri Apr 23 2010

Benefit Dinner for Growing Home

Growing Home is holding its eighth-annual benefit dinner on June 3rd. The evening will feature local and sustainable treats from area chefs and caterers, including a cocktail hour with an open wine bar and hors d'oeuvres, and then a seated, three-course meal. Frances Moore Lappé, author of the influential and best-selling Diet for a Small Planet, will give the keynote address. The dinner, which costs $125 per person, isn't cheap but it helps fund Growing Home's job training programs for homeless and low-income individuals in its organic-produce business. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the web site.

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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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