From the monthly archives:

September 2010

Jamie Oliver shows Spoonfed some love

September 30, 2010

As if things weren’t exciting enough around here, what with Spoonfed’s six-month anniversary and the nearly 1,000 pageviews for 11-year-old Birke Baehr’s inspiring video. (Oh, and some spirited commenting on the state fair post.) Now I learn that Jamie Oliver has named Spoonfed one of his blogs of the month. Well, OK, maybe it wasn’t JO himself. But, you know, […]

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An 11-year-old dissects the food system in 5 minutes

September 28, 2010

You know those people who think children are too young to understand the consequences of food choices? Or, worse, those businesses, lobbyists and marketers that treat kids like they’re too dumb to appreciate or deserve real food? This is for them. And for the rest of us? Well, 11-year-old Birke Baehr is our kind of kid. His […]

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Picture this: Fishy

September 24, 2010

Sometimes a picture says it all. Or close enough. So with this post I’m starting a recurring feature called “Picture this.” Words minimal. As always, I’d love to hear your thoughts.   For more on the insanity of the snack cracker, read this terrific post. Copyright protected by Digiprove © 2011 Christina Le Beau

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“Omnivore’s Dilemma” for kids. And veggie jammies.

September 22, 2010

Spoonfed reached a milestone last week: six months of blogging and building community around the idea of raising kids to be thinking eaters. And what a community it is. I’ve been blown away by the response to this blog. The many (many) visits, comments and wide-ranging conversations tell me Spoonfed has struck a nerve, and that’s […]

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Food (and propaganda) at the state fair

September 17, 2010

I realize that state-fair food is a category unto itself, a passionately defended paean to Americana and summertime. And to criticize it could cause a distracting uproar. Some might even offer me their fried-fave-on-a-stick with instructions to make it disappear right up my behind.      So I’ll just say that we did not partake of the many fried delicacies […]

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