Bringing the farm into the city. Continue reading
Why would you buy a $10 hunk of cheese when you can barely afford rent?
Here’s why and how. Continue reading
LOCAL OR DIE. BWAHAHAHAHAHAAAA Continue reading
After years spent munchin’ on reconstituted pigeon anus and processed shame nuggets, the generation raised by the microwave has finally decided that it was going to try this whole “actual food” thing that the rest of recorded history had been ravin’ about. Ingredients, showing over at the Brattle, documents America’s re-discovery of agriculture, and how local food movements across the nation are striving to introduce the Kids of Kids Cuisine to greens that are, well, actually green. Rather than a sort of … light beige. Catch the panel discussion after the flick and join the war for your innards. [TUES. 6.7.11. 40 Brattle St., Cambridge. 671.876.6838. 7pm/$7 brattlefilm.org]
Saturday, Jan. 22, in Somerville’s Center for the Arts at the Armory, Bostonians are invited to “feast among the Aesir Gods and Valkyries in Odin’s Mighty Hall.” Now, if that makes any sense to you, then a tip of the iron-horned helmet to your Nordic knowledge. If not, then a barbarous swing to the gullet for you, and continue reading. Continue reading
a cornucopia of … cornucopias
Once again, Pagan festivals prove that they are, without a doubt, the best kind of festival, with an afternoon-to-evening celebration of the ‘ville’s finest in feast-ery, drink-ening and tunes-afying. Ten local eateries offer nibbles from this year’s bounty, and 10 of New England’s choice craft brewers provide the artisan ales to wash them down with. In lieu of the slightly dated and generally frowned upon traditional human sacrifice, the organizers have instead decided on live local music and a fashion show.
[Somerville Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville. 617.718.2191. 1pm-10pm/$20. artsattheamory.org]