Agriculture, animals, Camp Bacon, Diversity & Inclusion

An interview with the most interesting man in pork world: Swine Specialist, “Pork” Rhyne Cureton

A sneak peak at one of the speakers at the 10th Anniversary Camp Bacon Main Event on Friday, May 31 at Cornman Farms!    Ari: Looking over your resume, you’ve done a whole lot!  If I read it right, you graduated from North Carolina A&T.  You were a “Swine Specialist” in Uganda and Tanzania. You were […]

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Agriculture, Food Artisans, Good Food, Mail Order

Gunthorp’s Pecan Smoked Duroc Hams

Forget the pineapple. These hams start with heritage Duroc pork raised outdoors on pasture on a single farm in northern Indiana. They’re cured and smoked by the meat mavens at Smoking Goose. The result? They’re showstoppers without the extra garnishes. It all begins at Gunthorp Farm in LaGrange, Indiana. Greg Gunthorp is a fourth-generation pig […]

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Agriculture, Bakehouse, Baking, Bread

Some Granular Facts About Grain

This article comes to us from Amy Emberling, Managing Partner of Zingerman’s Bakehouse and leader of the Bakehouse’s new initiative, the Grain Commission, dedicated to sharing information about grains from stories about local farmers to milling information, to how to use them in baking and cooking. Installment #1 from the Bakehouse Grain Commission Grains have been […]

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Agriculture, Deli

Edible Landscape: Basil, Beans, Tomatoes and Peppers!

One of my favorite things about gardening is the sense of accomplishment I get when I see the growth of the plants as the buds and flowers form, and we have the chance to start harvesting. We got a bit of a late start this year with the Deli’s edible landscape, but we’ve already picked […]

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Agriculture, Deli

Zingerman’s Deli: We’re Growing a New Vision for Our Edible Landscape

Parsley Blueberries Tomatoes Peppers Crab apples Thyme Nasturtiums Sage Red kale Chives That’s just some of what’s growing in the garden beds at Zingerman’s Deli, and this year I’m excited to announce that we have two people tending our edible landscape. Jen Harris, who’s one of our catering events captains, and Alex Wilkerson, one of […]

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Agriculture, Roadhouse

We the People Growers Association: Farmer Melvin Parson’s Vision Is Taking Root in Ypsilanti

If you had told Farmer Melvin Parson a few years ago that he would be impacting his community though farming, he might have looked at you like you were turning into a turnip. But here he is in Ypsilanti, with rows and rows of vegetables filling up almost an acre. The farm is We the […]

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