E4E4E4E Stamford Edition: August 16

BREAKING NEWS! Eat For Equity Stamford is organzing its 10th community benefit dinner to-date! To mark this special occassion, we are organizing an E4E4E4E – Eat For Equity to benefit Eat For Equity! Eat For Equity is a national network of sites that builds a culture of generosity through sustainable community feasts. We invite people […]

NWxSE

NWxSE is a Northwest Style Southern Revival Dinner and Farm + Music + Craft Festival and our annual E4E4E4E. We’ll be serving up pulled pork, cornbread, mac & cheese, collards, black-eyed peas, homemade biscuits, peach cobbler, sweet tea, mint juleps, and beer floats. YUM. There will be live music, a photo booth, arts & crafts […]

Festival Schedule

We’re so excited to welcome you to the Wild Things Festival this weekend at Lily Springs Farm. Have you gotten your ticket yet? How do I get there? Here’s a link to directions. Need a ride or have one to offer? Post carpool opportunities on the event page. What’s happening when? You’re welcome to come to the […]

Taking Candy from Strangers

We’re taught as kids to distrust the stranger, to be skeptical of help that comes from the unknown, and of help that comes without expectation of return.  We begin to assume that if someone helps us, then they must want something back. And yet on this trip, I’ve learned to trust in the stranger and […]

Golden Dressing

This dressing is so good you might just find youself drinking it. And why not, when it’s packed with B vitamins, amino acids, and healthy oils?  This recipe is adapted from the  Hollyhock cookbooks. It’s an easy recipe to whip up and double (or quadruple, so you have enough to pour yourself a glass!). Just […]

A Pie Party for Oso Mudslide Relief

Eat for Equity got its beginnings in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. At our core, we’ve always made it a priority to hold community feasts to benefit those hit hardest by disasters. Over a month ago, the town of Oso, WA was hit hard by a mudslide, which left a devastating physical and emotional mark […]

Carrot Harissa Spread

This vibrantly colored dip featured prominently in the rainbow of spreads we made for an art gallery opening featuring art inspired by the work of social justice organizations. Orange carrot harissa spread was joined by red romesco sauce, yellow saffron butter, green chermoula, and magenta beet-yogurt dip. Guests played with their food by painting bread with […]

Until Next Week, Annabelle

Originally written 5/07/03 Main Street, Harmony, Minnesota – Traffic jams only occur when some farmer’s tractor blocks the lane. Road hazards are more organic here, consisting of deer, raccoon, and Amish buggies. Drivers greet each other not with obscenities or implicating gestures, but with nods, waves, and tips of their hats. On Main Street of this […]

Rhubarb Bars

This recipe originally comes from Annabelle Kvam, a home cook who continued to write a weekly newspaper column well into her eighties. She would handwrite her recipes and “chuckles” each week and send them to the paper – and deciphering and typing up Annabelle’s cursive for copy was one of my first jobs as a teenager in […]

Building a Fresh Start

Thirty minutes outside of Madison, a hard working crew is building a new Dane County park. They’re building trails through the woods, clearing honeysuckle, buckthorn and other invasive species to make gently sloping paths overlooking the lake. They’re clearing garbage and old farm machinery from the woods. They’re planting cover crops and the seeds to […]

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