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Progress, not perfection

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed, even paralyzed, by the state of our food system, the adulteration and deception, the sheer insanity of what the food industry wants us to feed our kids. It’s why a lot of people shut down, look away, give up. Know anybody...

Picture this: BYOS

  It’s official. The BYOS movement has begun. The Today Show’s “Bites” column linked to my recent post about maple sugaring with this description: “Your pancakes deserve the real deal and so do you. Spoonfed offers some sweet history...

Sweet on maple sugaring

Fake maple syrup bums me out. And not only because it rarely contains real maple. (Most brands are a mix of high-fructose corn syrup, preservatives and artificial flavors.) It’s because maple syrup is perfect just the way it is. Naturally sweet, it also retains...