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New Haven Farms Marks Fall With Health & Harvest

by Allan Appel | Sep 24, 2014 2:37 pm

Allan Appel Photo Carmen Perez grew up thinking kale and spinach were “stinky and gross.” In her native Puerto Rico she had never once eaten them, either.

Now Perez not only makes leafy green vegetable and fruit smoothies in her kitchen. She also helps to grow the fresh, organic produce herself and, in the process, has lost 30 pounds.

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Bank Mails 300+ Notices For Elm City Market Auction

by Paul Bass | Sep 21, 2014 12:00 pm | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photo Webster Bank has sent over 300 notices to potential bidders on the assets of the failing Elm City Market cooperative grocery.

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Brunch Pops Up

by David Sepulveda | Sep 17, 2014 2:38 pm | Comments (3)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO Combine a Love of New Haven, a love of cooking, and two “guerrilla gourmets” with determination— and Downtown Table, a new “pop-up” brunch restaurant in the heart of 9th Square, leaps beyond concept, to reality.

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165-Pound Pig Cooked, Consumed, Contemplated

by Lucy Gellman | Sep 15, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (5)

Judy Sirota Rosenthal Photo Step one: Raise a pig. Name it Wilbur, or Charlotte, or Bubba if you’d prefer. Give it a long, good life.

Pick it out of a lineup when the time is right. Make the first cut. Then gut with honor, lifting the glittering organs to the heavens.

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Feds Green-Light Co-Op Market Auction

by Paul Bass | Sep 12, 2014 3:03 pm | Comments (11)

Paul Bass Photos Say good-bye to the Elm City Market food co-op—and, most likely, hello to a new version of the market owned by its current managers.

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Late-Night Peruvian Menu Nixed

by Diana Li | Sep 11, 2014 11:36 am | Comments (8)

Diana Li Photo Allan Appel Photo If you’re looking for ceviche mixto or a chicha morada around midnight in Fair Haven, you’re out of luck, thanks to a ruling by the Board of Zoning Appeals.

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No Word Yet On Elm City Market’s “Friendly” Foreclosure

by Paul Bass | Sep 9, 2014 9:19 am | Comments (20)

Paul Bass Photo The bank holding $1 million in debt from the Elm City Market co-op is waiting to hear from the federal government before deciding whether to pursue a “friendly” foreclosure aimed at putting the Elm City market co-op grocery in new hands.

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SNAP “Shots” Bring Hunger Home

by Allan Appel | Sep 8, 2014 1:42 pm | Comments (4)

Allan Appel Photo After Congress cut Miracle Brown’s food stamp (SNAP) benefits by $11, she wanted to make people understand her daily struggles to afford to eat. So she pulled out a camera.

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Veggies Pull Into Newhallville

by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 4, 2014 1:08 pm | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Living on a fixed income, Bubba Elder finds it hard to afford to put fresh fruits and vegetables on the table. So he joined 200 other people in a church parking lot in Newhallville Wednesday to pick up bags of fresh corn, carrots, onions and celery from the Connecticut Food Bank’s mobile pantry.

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Ibiza Becomes “Olea”: Same Chef, New Owner

by David Sepulveda | Sep 3, 2014 11:39 am | Comments (3)

David Sepulveda Photo Attention foodie fans of Ibiza, the acclaimed High Street restaurant that abrupty closed this spring: Chef Manuel Romero is back.

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