Food Culture

The Season To Be Thankful For Local Food

November 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

November is an exciting time for all lovers of food. This month kicks off a season of eating family favorites, dishes prepared once yearly, and indulging in rich flavors and [...]


August 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Fresh summer produce is the star of farmers markets, but any good market team works to round out the selection to include as many locally made items as possible so that [...]

Intrepid Urban Farmer | Suddenly, Last Summer

November 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Summer has come to a close. The bewitching beauty, the ripe moments, the delicious episodes of gustatory emotion; the small side diversions. The love affairs of 2014 have [...]

Intrepid Urban Farmer | No Tomato Left Behind

September 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

It is the time of year when I have a continually full basket of tomatoes on my kitchen floor. At any time, there are at least twenty-five tomatoes (and often double that amount) of every variety. For the past several years, I’ve had a lot of success with my tomato crops, in spite of battles with blights, bugs, wilts and other fun things. I fight the good fight. [...]

My Northside Kitchen (feat: Paul)

September 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

"what we don’t know about any given person or situation far exceeds what we presume to actually know. Perspective, in my opinion, is markedly derived from individual human experience. It makes concepts like "food gentrification" less relevant and basic ideas like "human compassion" more urgent. (Of course, at the end of the day, I believe it's all intertwined.)" [...]

My Northside Kitchen (feat. Kalope and Ru)

July 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

"Despite our vast generational and cultural differences, we cultivate an unassuming and organic kinship, and I hold strong to my belief that food is better served, shared." [...]

Growing Ohio’s Food Culture

February 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

An Ohio food culture embraces the products of every season. A couple of years ago, I worked on organic farms in Italy.  Like many Americans, I fell in love with Italian [...]
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