Where Our Food Comes From: Retracing Nikolay Vavilov’s Quest to End Famine By: Tobias Plieninger / nature.com In 1941, when German and Finnish troops threatened to besiege the Russian city of Leningrad (now St Petersburg), Soviet leaders hurried to authorize the evacuation of the art collection from the city’s Hermitage museum. Another extraordinary treasure, then […]
By: Gary P. Nabhan and Vanessa Bechol Special to the Arizona Daily Star Tuscon, Arizona | Published: 12.01.08 PDF Version A growing number of farmers, ranchers and chefs in our community are working together to bring place-based heritage foods from our borderlands region back to our tables for feasts such as Thanksgiving. With an agricultural […]
It is an ironic time to be celebrating Thanksgiving, a sharing of the bounty of American farms and ranches among family, friends and neighbors. Not only are our traditional foods a fading feast, but fewer Americans than ever before may be able to access them. This year, while a million Americans may be losing their […]
Annual Thanksgiving Show Publisher: APM Lynne Rossetto Kasper’s The Splendid Table was named “1999 Best National Radio Show on Food” by the James Beard Foundation, and “2000 Best National Syndicated Talk Show” by American Women in Radio and Television.