by Jon Greenberg | Jul 20, 2017 7:51 am | Comments (1)
Mayor Toni Harp Wednesday signed the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact, an international agreement that coordinates efforts in cities across the world to increase access to healthy, affordable and sustainable food.
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by Jon Greenberg | Jul 18, 2017 7:51 pm | Comments (2)
Libby Abraham claimed the rights to the title of best pie baker in Westville Monday evening, fending off seven strong competitors to win a neighborhood-wide competition.
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by Lucy Gellman | Jul 14, 2017 12:51 pm | Comments (3)
A seasoned violinist is mixing his experience with milk, sugar and eggs for a new kind of sensory performance — this time in mobile ice cream.
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by Lucy Gellman | Jul 11, 2017 5:35 pm | Comments (2)
First there was pizza. Now, there’s chicken. Crispy, crunchy chicken, with biscuits on the side.
And a few Moroccan pastries.
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by Mahir Rahman | Jun 27, 2017 3:15 pm | Comments (1)
What is sustainability? The answer will depend on whom you ask. For proponents of local food systems here in New Haven, sustainability is a matter of making food security environmentally conscientious, economically viable, and health conscious. It can also be used to strengthen community ties.
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by Lucy Gellman | Jun 14, 2017 3:09 pm | Comments (24)
A young business that relies on locally grown food has sprouted wheels and is rolling into Winchester Lofts. Just don’t label it “farm-to-table.”
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 5, 2017 7:43 am | Comments (3)
I have a confession: I haven’t been to Long Wharf Park a) since the very first food truck festival (cringe) and b) since it was declared a “food truck” paradise (cringe even more).
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by Lucy Gellman | May 30, 2017 4:06 pm | Comments (1)
As night fell at Brick Oven Pizza restaurant on Howe Street, Kadir Catalbasoglu lifted a steaming spoonful of şehriye çorbasi — a tomato-based soup with thin noodles — to his mouth. It was the first thing he’d eaten since 3:17 that morning.
Continue reading ‘At Ramadan Feast, It’s 3 Down, 28 To Go’
by Ana Radelat and Kyle Constable | May 30, 2017 3:27 pm | Comments (6)
Washington — Kimberly Hart of New Haven is among more than 400,000 Connecticut residents who depend on food stamps — and among the activists fighting to save the program from being cut as envisioned in President Donald Trump’s proposed new budget.
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by Lucy Gellman | May 25, 2017 1:46 pm
Afeefa dipped her hands into a bowl of crackly Egyptian rice, tomato paste and ground beef — and mixed together a dialogue as the women around her asked about the food she grew up eating.
Continue reading ‘“Sanctuary Kitchen” Fuels Refugee Dialogue’