Lefties take aim: How locavores are the new gun nuts
Published on May 2nd, 2013
8 comments By Andrew Potter We all know the typical face of right-wing gun nuttery, from the local camo-clad yahoos in a pickup with a gun rack and jacklights all the way to Wayne LaPierre of the NRA, who...
Eat locally
Published on Oct 3rd, 2012
Divine stage: Waters serves up idea-drenched Monticello feast
Published on Apr 23rd, 2012
5 comments On a beautiful day last Friday, April 20, Monticello served as the "divine stage" for a feast of feasts, according to Alice Waters, owner and executive chef of the world-famous Chez Panisse...
Hungry for stories: The 2011 food round-up
Published on Dec 18th, 2011
6 comments The past year was a rough one economically, but that didn't stop some brave souls from opening up restaurants and eateries. We counted 28 new places that opened this past year, while 15 places closed...
Rapture chef makes killer tomato dinner
Published on Aug 3rd, 2011
9 comments Tomatoes. Like the potato, humankind has invented a multitude of ways to prepare and eat the darn things. On Sunday, July 31, Rapture chef Chris Humphrey presented his take on the fruit of vegetables...
Salatin shines again in 'Farmageddon'
Published on Jun 16th, 2011
0 comments Back in 2009, we had an opportunity to see Joel Salatin, the Shenandoah Valley's most famous farmer, in action. When we arrived at sunrise, the outspoken agriculturist was already high up in a...
Some like it raw
Published on Apr 5th, 2011
0 comments If you're frustrated by the fact that you can't buy raw milk in Virginia, don't have a cow– buy one! There's a great article in the Staunton News Leader about how local dairy farmers get...
Happy hunter: Landers eats up national exposure
Published on Oct 25th, 2010
52 comments Jackson Landers about to skin the tail of an invasive green iguana in the kitchenette of his pop-up camper on Big Pine Key, Florida. PHOTO FROM LANDERS' BLOG In July last year Jackson Landers...