Why we need to care about California’s Proposition 37 here in New Jersey

prop 37 large

There’s a proposition on California’s ballot that you need to be aware of. It’s Proposition 37, and if it passes, California will be the first state to require that groceries that contain genetically modified ingredients, also known as GMOs and GEs, be labeled. According to Ballot Pedia, here’s what the bill is about.  Require labeling […]

Locavore Odds and Ends: What a week!

I had the opportunity to witness and photograph the first lady, the White House chefs, and students from local D.C. schools at the fall harvest of the White House kitchen garden.

What a week! The sun finally came out. I spent Wednesday at The White House getting an up-close and personal look at the kitchen garden, the kitchen, Michelle Obama at the fall harvest, and had quite a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I’m the featured blogger today at Blog for Family Dinner. And, there is no soccer this […]

Locavore odds and ends: Labor Day weekend and beyond

Happy Labor Day Weekend! While you’re enjoying summer’s last hurrah, here are some events and a few other items of interest to keep in mind. The Jazz It Up Wine Festival is this weekend at Allstaire State Park in Farmingdale. Saturday and Sunday Sept. 3 and 4, from noon to 5 p.m. 25 New Jersey Wineries […]