Farmers can let the public know, via the site, when food is harvested and what’s available. Consumers can search for specific foods, specific locations, and even communicate with farmers directly. Nonprofits can sign up as willing recipients of farmers’ excess food.
The Louisville Metro Department of Health and Wellness will hold its second-annual food summit Saturday.
A Louisville-based group called “Blessings in a Backpack” is working to collect backpacks for the upcoming school year. The non-profit gives backpacks to elementary students in the federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program and fills the backpacks with food each Friday. Board member Lisa Kahl-Hillerich says sometimes those students go without food over the weekend,… Continue reading Backpack Drive Helps Children in Need
Researchers at the University of Louisville have published a study saying fish farming techniques could lead to more cases of mad cow disease.
Public and private organizations are collaborating to hold Louisville’s first “Food Summit” on April 11. The panel discussions and breakout sessions throughout the day will examine the relationships between those who grow our food, those who sell it, and those who eat it.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is asking victims of last week’s ice storm in Kentucky not to eat the prepackaged meals that have been distributed in the state because the meals may contain salmonella infected peanut butter.
When you buy those green beans at the grocery store, do you ever wonder where they were grown? Do you sometimes think, why don’t tomatoes taste like they did when I was a kid? And what happened to the farmer down the road? It’s all wrapped up into one big package, seed preservation, crop diversity, supporting farmers and tackling hunger. Listen to the Show
The chef from Louisville’s Proof on Main restaurant will go to Washington D.C. next month to cook for an inaugural ball.