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NRA Recap…From a Sustainability Perspective

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show descended on McCormick Place in Chicago from May 18th through 21st. Yours truly scored a media pass to attend the show with a goal to look at the show through a sustainability lens. I … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: FED UP gets caffeinated with Blue Plate Catering and Counter Culture

What started as a harmless, yet educational discussion about the finer points of coffee led to a full-blown field trip to learn more about the addictive, hot, caffeinated, brown beverage. Counter Culture offers various courses on coffee including cupping – … Continue reading

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Desserts for Deserts in Photos

On Wednesday, March 28th – FED UP hosted its first event at the Greenhouse Loft in Chicago. It was a “sweet” fundraiser for Fresh Moves (they even brought the bus for the VIP hour) and featured a wide range of … Continue reading

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Photography from Urban Farm Tour

As part of the Good Food Festival and Conference, I got on a bus Saturday morning and got the privilege to visit four urban agricultural hotspots on the west side of Chicago: Windy City Harvest, Growing Power, The Plant, and … Continue reading

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Desserts for Deserts

Dessert for Deserts: A Sweet Fundraiser for Fresh Moves Wednesday, March 28, 2012 Greenhouse Loft (housed in Chicago’s Green Exchange) 2545 W. Diversey, Chicago, IL 7:00pm VIP reception 8:00 to 10:00pm general admission Buy Tickets or Donate! Fed Up  – … Continue reading

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Farmers Markets

How can I put this nicely? Um…don’t be an idiot and miss out on the summer season of farmer markets. This is the time to savor fresh fruits and vegetables coming right out of the ground at a farm near … Continue reading

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Green City BBQ

This a really fun foodie event. All the money raised goes to Green City programming. Great chefs and great cause. And did I mention I am the DJ!?! Date: Thursday, July 15, 2010 Time: 6:00pm–8:00pm Location: Lincoln Park- site of … Continue reading

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