Tag: Let’s Talk About Food

Healthy Food Fuels Hungry Minds 2017

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Please join us on June 7th for the Healthy Food Fuels Hungry Minds conference at Harvard University.ABOUT THE CONFERENCE Countless children face a lifetime of health-related issues based on access to nutritious food. Our schools are on the front line of driving that access, and on educating children in the cafeteria and beyond about healthy choices…. Read more »

Farm Bill 2018

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Last week at the Farm to Institution Summit in Leominster Mass there was a lot of talk about the Farm Bill. It’s a complicated piece of legislation so we are doing our best to educate ourselves and our community about the impacts it will have on our food systems. Here is a graph of the 2014… Read more »

Recipes From Afar: Cabbage Momo from Nepal

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We had a very lively demo last October at the Let’s Talk About Food Festival involving immigrant farmers from New Lands Farms. These “new Americans” are growing produce from their native countries on small plots of land in Worcester and came to Boston to share some of their recipes with us at the festival. Below… Read more »

2016 Mainstage Festival Schedule!

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Subject to Change 10:15Welcome to Let’s Talk About Food10:30-11:30Fun With Family Dinner: Cooking With The KidsDo you hope to pass on your love of cooking to your kids? First, you have to get them in the kitchen! Join Star Market Executive Chef Vic Passacantilli, chef and author Joe Gatto (Seriously From Scratch), and cookbook writer Beatrice… Read more »

The Brass Sisters’ Pumpkin Tea Cake

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The Brass Sisters have some things to say about pumpkin and old fashioned baking. Come see them at the Let’s Talk About Food Festival to learn how to make this incredible tea cake. This heirloom recipe is in their book, Baking with the Brass Sisters. PUMPKIN TEA CAKE WITH TOASTED WALNUT BROWN SUGAR TOPPINGWe can’t honestly… Read more »

Ali Berlow, Author of the Food Activist Handbook Joins The 2016 Festival

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Author and activist Ali Berlow will be joining the mainstage on October 1 for our “Citizen Eaters” segment. Her book, The Food Activist Handbook gives the reader everyday advice on how to get involved in the food revolution and bring our food systems back to health. Every step is important, from the simple to the… Read more »

Author of “Fat Boy Thin Man” Tells His Story

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Changing Your Relationship with Food: Author and Speaker Michael Prager Tells His StoryFood has had a controlling influence in my life for longer than I can remember. I have grown, caressed, prepared, eaten, overeaten, binged on, hidden, lied about, stolen, stolen for, wallowed in, hunted down, obsessed over, abused myself with, flown regularly to consult… Read more »

News from Lovin’ Spoonfuls’ Plenty Program

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Plenty, Lovin’ Spoonfuls’ culinary and nutritional program, has been serving our community of partners since 2014. Through cooking demonstrations led by our chef partners, we teach our beneficiaries whole-ingredient, low-waste cooking using the delicious food we distribute each day to more than 25,000 people in Greater Boston and MetroWest.Plenty has been growing! We were recently… Read more »

And the winners are….

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We are very thankful for everyone who participated in the Readable Feast last weekend. It was a packed couple days of books, food, demos chefs, recipes and the buzz of the public market. We can’t wait to do it again next year.  Our judges devoured 34 cookbooks cover to cover and voted on for their favorites…. Read more »

Chef Joe Gatto And Family Make Fresh Pasta

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Our favorite family chef, Joe Gatto will be returning to the Let’s Talk About Food Festival this year to demo cooking recipes with kids, his own kids! His new book, Seriously From Scratch (due out in September) has plenty of recipes that are easy to make at home with the whole family. Check out this… Read more »