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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By Jef Rouner / Correspondent Published 2:06 pm CDT, Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Avant Garden is one of Montrose’s best weird places to be. Overseen by alleged vampire Marianna Lemesoff, the location hosts everything from bands to vampire balls. On the first Friday of every month, it’s the site for a one-of-a-kind open market specializing in the strange, dark and beautiful. Thorn and Moon Magickal Market is the brainchild of two of Houston’s longtime goth scene superstars, Jessica Anderson and Dana Dark. Since December of 2017, they’ve brought together the regular mini-fair as a low-key way to explore some of the more twisted artistic and magical offerings. If you haven’t had a chance to check it out, you should do so. There are sage and other cleansing herbs, vinyl and powder foundation from the creatures of the night’s outfits, old wood, wine, bone and paint. A DJ spins the best of classic Houston goth staples, like Pet Shop … [Read more...] about Thorn and Moon Market is Houston’s oddity emporium
Today’s deals: Public library cardholders get discounted admission when they buy a ticket at the gate and present a valid library card: adults (13-64), $12; seniors (65 and older), $9; kids (5-12), $9. (Only one discount per card.) Ride and game promotions are offered for everyone at Mighty Midway and Kidway all day. The forecast: Not too hot — cool, even, with a high of 70 and mostly sunny. Read and Ride Day at Dan Patch Park (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.): Minnesota’s public libraries celebrate readers of all ages. Fair guests can tell a Book Fortuneteller what kind of books they like to read and receive the title of what could possibly be the best book they read this year. Back this year is a roving solar-powered story collector called The Storymobile, which includes iPads, cameras, microphones — and good ol’ pencils and paper — to share and record stories. Walk through Dan Patch Park and read “Isle of You” by … [Read more...] about Today at the State Fair: Read and Ride Day, plus bee beards and gussied-up llamas
Susan Selasky Detroit Free Press Published 10:01 p.m. UTC Aug 22, 2018 The third annual Michigan Jewish Food Festival presented by Hazon is 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Detroit’s Eastern Market in sheds 5 and 6. Hazon is a New York-based Jewish organization devoted to environmentalism and food justice. It was founded in 2000 and has regional operations in Detroit, Philadelphia and Boulder and Denver in Colorado. Last year, more than 6,500 people attended the Detroit food fest. The event includes a food marketplace, food demonstrations by guest chefs and presentations by guest speakers on promoting sustainability and sharing traditions. More than 60 Jewish organization will be represented, and more than 70 food entrepreneurs are expected. Chefs doing demonstrations include Emily Paster, who will present “Jewish Preserving in Action: Turning Matbucha into Shakshuka.” Also in the lineup: cookbook author Paula … [Read more...] about Chef demos planned for Sunday’s Jewish Food Festival at Eastern Market
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI – Việt Nam expects to have sustainable development of the domestic honey and bee industry to improve output and quality of honey over the next two years. This was revealed by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Animal Husbandry Department expert Trần Ngọc Lan during a seminar in Hà Nội yesterday. Hosted by Việt Nam Beekeepers Association and Syngenta Company, the event was told that the industry is aiming to increase the output of honey from 1-1.5 per cent a year. It would concentrate on the development of Italian bee, one of the many foreign bees farmed here, for export, and foreign bee varieties from 75 per cent to 80 per cent by 2020. To have sustainable development of the industry, it would choose and produce high quality bee varieties as well as import new bee varieties for improving the domestic market, Lan said. In addition, the industry would build a national standard for bee … [Read more...] about Honey to become the bee’s knees