The Weekly Harvest 5/18/12 Blogs Here and Yonder

May 18, 2012 at 11:53 am

A lot going on today on the Global Food Front, Slow Food Chicago’s Cortney Ahearn has been tweeting from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs annual symposium, Advancing Food and Nutrition Security at the 2012 G8 Summit. Nourishing The Planet has a live feed and commentary on it here.

The Huffington Post produced a piece on 16 Great Under The Radar Food Magazines.Congrats Edible Chicago of the Edible Communities group of magazines and the recently published Graze Magazine.

Chicago Craft Beer Week is starting here is the schedule.

A sad event happened this week, Zina Murray announced the closing of Logan Square Kitchen here. I am sure I am not alone hoping that her announcement was premature and something will happen to cause her to keep it open, wishful thinking I admit. Grubstreet Chicago weighed in here. (After I hit the Publish button) More from Zina Murray here.

Ecomyths continues to publish great ideas about greening your home and your life.

A week can’t go by without checking in with Ben Hewitt farmer, writer, philosopher.

Some of the other usual and always insightful suspects ,, Monica Eng at The Stew Chicago Tribune, The Salt at NPR.

Locally, The Backyarditarian, Lottie and Doof, and Food on the Dole who is taking a hiatus and will be posting on his adventures (hopefully!) in Montana. The Chicagoist has a slide show of the produce they found at the  Green City Market.

The Green City Market Junior Board had their reading club last night and they focused on the speech by HRM Prince Charles of Britian on the Future of Food. Watch and listen to his speech here.

Another “after I hit the Publish button” post. Shout out to Wendy Aeschlimann, Associate Editor of The Local Beet for being quoted in this Chicagoist piece, and she is in quite fine company I will say, “Should Chefs Care About Sustainability?