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« The Happy Margarita Summer Project 2010, Round 6: Zocalo Food or Drama: You Decide »

Event Thu Jul 22 2010

Fresh Official Opening at Gene Siskel Film Center

Have you been bit by the locavore bug? Are you shopping at Green City and scorning avocados at your Dominick's? Or maybe you haven't yet been sipping on the Kool-aid but want to know what all this fuss is about?
Fresh, the movie, wants to take on the same enemies as Food Inc, but takes a different, breathe-in-the-country-air approach. Champions of the fight are highlighted in their element: you meet the farmers on homesteads and urban agriculturists fighting the good fight day in and day out. Check the NYTimes' sniffoutwhen fresh air blew into the Big Apple.

Fresh starts a weeklong run at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., July 30; see the full schedule on the film center's website. At the 5:45pm screening on July 31, The Talking Farm will lead a post-film discussion. Tickets available here.

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To Kiss the Cook / July 30, 2010 12:43 PM

Think I'm going to this- are you headed here as well?

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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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