Maura Judkis, The Washington Post Published 9:37 am PDT, Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Vegans eschew not only products made from animals, such as bacon and leather, but also products made by animals - the most obvious examples being milk and butter. For some vegans, this extends to honey, because it is produced from the labor of bees. But what about the work bees do for avocado trees? less Vegans eschew not only products made from animals, such as bacon and leather, but also products made by animals - the most obvious examples being milk and butter. For some vegans, this extends to honey, because ... more Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Dania Maxwell Avocado toast may not be vegan, depending how one looks at the role of bees in avocado trees. Avocado toast may not be vegan, depending how one looks at the role of bees in avocado trees. Photo: American … [Read more...] about If you don’t eat honey because you are a vegan, avocados might be off-limits, too.
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As we drifted a strong current in Shinnecock Bay, bouncing jigs along the bottom, a small school of albacore started jumping near our boat chasing baitfish. Our host for the morning and one of the conference organizers, Chris Paparo of Calverton, became extremely animated. “Cast your bait beyond the leaping fish and reel your jig in as fast as you can along the surface,” he shouted to the writers on board. The New York State Outdoor Writers Association was mixing some business with pleasure as members performed outdoor activities such as hunting and fishing to gather story material on an area not often associated with the outdoors – Long Island, N.Y. The 51st Annual NYSOWA conference was held in Southampton with a base of operation at Stony Brook University and its School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences for graduate and undergraduate studies. It had been 44 years since the group visited Long Island and it was high time for an encore performance. Leon Archer of … [Read more...] about Long Island’s plethora of outdoors opportunities is impressive
Since one of us grew up along Maine’s midcoast, we reflexively think of the state as one long stretch of rocky shore and green-blue sea. But Maine is the Pine Tree State, and once the spring runoff slackened enough to ease black fly season, we decided to sample some inland charms. Serendipity intervened when we encountered the “Gems of Route 26’’ brochure at a state information center. The 25-mile stretch of western Maine blacktop between Maine Turnpike Exit 63 in Gray and the unfortunate strip mall in South Paris is largely rural, intensely green, and blessedly quiet. Proceeding north, the land rises from coastal uplands to gentle foothills. Sloping meadows of fallow farms line the roadside, and the countryside is dotted with spring-fed alpine lakes. To the northwest, peaks of the White Mountains seem to stand arm in arm against the horizon. In other words, it’s darn pretty country. It’s also full of wildlife, although the critters at the Maine … [Read more...] about Goin’ up the country: The rustic appeal of Maine’s Route 26
The website for the new Keg and Case marketplace coming to St. Paul launched Wednesday, (kegandcase.com) and with it the official list of tenants and a tweak in the official name. The new marketplace going into the Schmidt Brewery space on West Seventh Street will now be called Keg and Case West 7th Market, instead of Keg and Case Market. The majority of its tenants — a mix of food and artisan products — are secured, with two more tenants pending. Their status could be finalized in the next week or so, said media/communications coordinator Mary Quinn McCallum of Field Guide Inc. The list of 17 tenants has plenty of already established operators of restaurants or food trucks, such as Pimento Jamaican Kitchen and Rose Street Patisserie, which has another location coming this summer to St. Paul. Newcomers to the market include a food operation specializing in halvah, a Middle Eastern dessert made with sesame and honey. Some on the roster were previously announced: anchor … [Read more...] about New marketplace in Schmidt Brewery will have a brewpub (of course), food, coffee and art
Robert Allen Detroit Free Press Published 3:20 p.m. UTC Jul 16, 2017 TRAVERSE CITY — One bar serves beer made with honey from the bees living on its rooftop. At another, you can try rum fermented with wild yeast from Grand Traverse Bay. And when tasting your way through this northern Michigan vacation destination, don’t miss the brewery that makes cherry-pie beer from actual cherry pies. Traverse City, known for its proximity to peninsular wineries, punches far beyond its weight in craft breweries and cocktail bars. Read more: There are too many for one visit, so here are some of our favorites in the Traverse City area to help guide you: Rare Bird Brewpub This is the one brewpub I visit on every trip to Traverse City. Admittedly, its house brews aren’t always the first thing I order. Started in the fall of 2013 by Tina Schuett, 31, and Nate Crane, 35, Rare Bird pours sought-after beers from breweries such as Founders Brewing Co. in … [Read more...] about 7 must-visit bars of Traverse City