food

The Roundtable
3:47 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Alana Chernila - The Homemade Pantry

We can pretty much agree there’s nothing like farm fresh, and making delectable dishes with those ingredients. Heck with hot houses, and the storage mechanisms these days, we can get farm fresh all year round. So it kind of makes you feel bad if you grab that jarred tomato sauce from the pantry… or reach for that pop-tart in the morning to jump start the kid’s day. Well, no more my friends; we can do it all from scratch. (If we’re so inclined.) Alana Chernila has created some of the yummiest recipes for some of our old standbys, and it’s not as hard as you would think.

New England News
4:45 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

Berkshire Forum Focuses on Food Security

The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition held a monthly forum in North Adams gathering area residents, community activists, and members of local government. NBCC executive director Al Bashevkin explains that the purpose of the meeting was to make the public aware of the challenges facing area food assistance programs…

The meeting let representatives from local food pantries introduce themselves to the public, discuss challenges they are facing with an increased demand with a decrease in state and federal funding, and brainstorm new ideas to address those challenges.

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The Roundtable
12:42 pm
Wed April 4, 2012

The Taste of War: World War II and the Battle for Food

We welcome Lizzie (E.M.) Collingham and discuss her book, The Taste of War: World War II and the Battle for Food.

New England News
8:01 am
Fri March 30, 2012

MA Senior Citizens Protest Proposed Cuts to Elder Nutrition Program

Senior citizens staged a protest at the Massachusetts Statehouse Thursday over a proposed budget cut for the elder nutrition program.  WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports…

The elderly activists rallied to urge legislators to reject Governor Deval Patrick’s proposed $1.5 million cut to the senior meals program.  The governor’s proposal would mean the number of meals served to seniors next year would be slashed by 25%, or 240,000 meals.

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The Roundtable
3:19 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Mad Men Season 5 Premiere Party at Terrapin Restaurant

Chef/Owner of Terrapin Restaurant, Josh Kroner, and Mixologist, Jean Michel, join Joe and Sarah to give a preview of the restaurant's premiere party on Sunday.

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