Here are some good reads for you from the past week:
A Day in the Life
Edible chronicles a typically wild day in the life of Davy Hughes, ringmaster of the three-ring circus that is the Union Square Greenmarket.
Detention … for Everyone!
School just started and we’re all in trouble already. Grist calls out fair-weather foodies for failing to do what it really takes to drive change in our food system. By Grist’s standards, we are probably ALL guilty as charged.
Brooklyn the Borough has kicked off a series looking inside the home kitchens of Brooklyn chefs. First up for the kitchen X-ray: Amy Marks of Williamsburg’s Radish.
Big Food on D?
NY Times columnist and good food advocate Mark Bittman tweeted about this post by meat-industry trade group The Pork Network. Is Big Food getting defensive in response the growing interest in sustainable, humane meat production practices? We hope so. Keep bringing the heat, people!
The End of Summer
This one’s not exactly food-related, but we thought you might enjoy it: Brooklynology, the Brooklyn Public Library’s local history blog, shares a Brooklyn Eagle story on the end of the summer season at Brooklyn’s beaches … in 1879.