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Farm to Plate: Hanukkah, The Festival of Lights

By Karen Macdonald - Thursday, November 28, 2013

Before there were candles, there were oil lamps to light the night. Each year, Hanukkah celebrates a miracle in Jewish tradition: in 165 B.C. during the rededication of the Holy Temple, one flask of oil, enough to light the Eternal Lamp for just one night, lasted eight days until more could be found. Read More »


Farm to Plate: Thanksgiving Focus on the Sides

By Karen Macdonald - Tuesday, November 26, 2013

There’s no question that turkeys will be the centerpiece of millions of Thanksgiving tables across America tomorrow as families and friends gather to share a traditional meal and express thanks for their many blessings. Read More »


Farm to Plate: Halloween Treats

By Karen Macdonald - Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Starting at dusk tomorrow, 41.1 million children across the U.S. will dress up in costumes and knock on their neighbors’ doors asking for treats. Whether you find Cinderella or Superman at your door, you’re likely to be handing over some candy – 74 percent of us are planning to support the seasonal sweet craving this year, doling out chocolate, candy corn and other confections to the ghouls and goblins on our doorsteps. Read More »


Farm to Plate: Home Plate Edition

By Karen Macdonald - Tuesday, October 22, 2013

In this entry of our Farm to Plate series, we’re talking about a different kind of plate - home plate. The 109th World Series starts tonight in Boston, where the Boston Red Sox will take on the St. Louis Cardinals in the first game of the best of seven Fall baseball classic. Fans at the games will be snacking on all the ball park favorites, and they won't want to miss out on the regional fare. Read More »