The Local Beet: Contributors

Michael Morowitz

Michael Morowitz

Michael was a co-founder The Local Beet and served as Editor in Chief for 3 years. Previously, he was the sole writer behind one of Chicago’s first culinary-blogs, Eatchicago, as well as being a charter member and moderator of He frequently shops the downtown farmer’s markets, and is always looking forward to blueberry and raspberry season.

Posts by Michael Morowitz:

Why Eat Local – RECYCLED

Anatomy of a CSA

Recycled – Freezing Asparagus: What I’ve Learned

Why Eat Locally? (Original Reasons Apt)

Bloggin’ My CSA: #9 Looks Like Fall

Bloggin’ My CSA: The Eighth Box

Farm Dinner Recap

Fall/Winter CSAs for 2009/2010

Bloggin’ My CSA: Lucky #7

ACTION TODAY: Back to School for Better Milk

Join us at GCM’s Town Hall and Locavore Reception

Last Call for Farm Dinner Tickets

Tomatofest’s Winning Poster Design

How Many Farmers Markets Can You Do in a Saturday?

Saturday Market Photo Essay

Farm Dinner Menu Released

Local Meal Pic of the Moment

Bloggin’ My CSA: Delivery Six

Bloggin’ My CSA: Crustless Quiche

Chef Mendez at GCM

Bloggin’ My CSA: The Halfway Point

Terra Brockman on Illinois Local Food

Bringing the Farm to a VA Hospital

IL Food, Farms & Jobs Bill Signed by Gov. Quinn

Where Those Eggplant Went

Today’s Shopping Pics

Local Meal Pic of the Moment

BLT Bonanza Chef Updates

The Local Beet’s First Farm Dinner

Eat-In: Support a Better Child Nutrition Act

Bloggin’ My CSA: Delivery Four

Homegrown Wisconsin CSA News

Bloggin’ My CSA: Taco Edition

Bloggin’ My CSA: Delivery 3

A Better Fish

Edible Chicago Extra

Eat Local Canada Video

Another Fresh Screening

Guest Blogger Carrie Becker & Kingsolver

Zucchini “Latkes”

Bloggin’ My CSA: Second of Ten

What’s For Dinner? The Fridge Knows

Logan Square Farmers Market: A Photo Essay

Bloggin’ My CSA: Delivery #1 is Over

Another Site Improvement

Local Meal Pic of the Moment: Pasta Edition

New Green City Market Website Launches

Veggie Bingo Benefit

Local Meal Pic of the Moment

FRESH Film Screening

CSA Delivery #1 Eating: Salad and Dessert

A Few Site Improvements

Blogging My CSA: Delivery #1 Arrives

Vie Gallery

Meet Our New Beer Man

Local Meal Pic of the Moment

Sweet Cherries!

Check out our new “Follow” page


Elis/Wright Lecture Series

Our Growing Home Contest Winner

Meal Pic of the Moment

Winter Prep Begins: Asparagus

Meal Pic of the Moment

Win Tickets To Growing Home’s 7th Annual Benefit

Market Finder Goes Interstate

Sky Full of Bacon: Prosciutto di Iowa

See My Local Spring Dinner

Slow Food Tomato Fest 2009

Restructuring the Beet

Task Force Act, One Step Closer

Composting Legislation Passed!

City Provisions June Supper Club Farm Dinner

Task Force Act Goes To Committee

The Illinois Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Act

GGM Local Cooking Class

A Parent/Child Sustainable Sushi Class

Kids Composting Class

Composting Bill Update

School Milk Campaign

Beard Nominates Whole Hog Project

2009 CSA Guide

Geneva Green Market Seeding Class

IL Composting Bill Update

Composting Bill Hearing Scheduled

IL Local Food, Farms & Jobs Report Online

IL Local & Organic Food & Farm Task Force Plan Released

Rep. Schakowsky “Mobilizing for Change”

Sunday Winter Market

Meeting of Advocates for Urban Agriculture

Dive Into a CSA

Evanston Winter Farmer’s Market

The Weekly Harvest

Food and Resolutions

More Local, Less Plastic

The Weekly Harvest

The Weekly Harvest

What’s New?

Two Farming Stories

The Weekly Harvest