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Woodberry Kitchen Offers Meatless Monday Features And A Job!

Woodberry Kitchen Offers Meatless Monday Features And A Job!

Monday night’s at Woodberry Kitchen is now dedicated to featuring a menu with local and seasonal fruits and vegetables along with housemade noodles and heirloom variety grains.

Woodberry Kitchen, in Baltimore, was named one of the Top Ten Best New Restaurants in America by Bon Appetit in 2009.  Known for specializing in food from local growers and emphasizes organic meats and sustainable agriculture, Woodberry Kitchen is currently looking for a Runner/Backwaiter for their sustainable restaurant.

Position Announcement: Runner/Backwaiter

Woodberry Kitchen is looking for an certain individual that can focus under high pressure situations; delivering seasonal food correctly, proudly, and most importantly with a huge smile.  If you are this person please send a resume to work@woodberrykitchen.com.

Learn more about Woodberry Kitchen from watching the YouTube video above.

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Urban Foraging Tour of Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park
October 15, 2010, 10:02 pm
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Urban Foraging Tour
Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park

Thursday, October 21, 2010
10:00am – 12:00pm

Food from Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park? What!? Yes, indeed you can find food right in the City’s urban parks. Tour the park with forager, committed locavore, botanist, and author Leda Meredith. Leda will be sharing her wisdom and teaching us how to identify edibles in the urban terrain. At the end of the foraging walk, we will have lunch and spend some time on a Q & A with Leda as we taste treats made with wild edible ingredients.

We recommend you wear comfortable shoes and bring a bag lunch, water, a pen and paper, and perhaps a camera to record the plants you’ve found.

There is a $5 suggested donation for this event.

To RSVP, please email Alex Kraus or call her at (410) 448-5663 ext. 119. Meet at the Crimea Mansion.


About Leda Meredith

 

Leda Meredith is the author of The Locavore’s Handbook: The Busy Person’s Guide to Eating Local on a Budget. Her previous book, Botany, Ballet, & Dinner from Scratch: A Memoir with Recipes, chronicled her 250-mile diet eating almost exclusively foods grown and raised within 250 miles of New York City. She is an instructor at the New York Botanical Garden and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden specializing in edible and medicinal plants. She is also the recipient of Adelphi University’s Teaching Excellence award. You can follow Leda’s local foods adventures on her blog at www.ledameredith.com.

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Bmore Vegetarian
July 22, 2010, 10:29 am
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Would you like to spread the virtues of vegetarianism to others?

VegBaltimore is a great online resource for those who, not only eat vegetarian, but wish to spread it’s benefits to others. The site promotes Baltimore restaurants who support a vegetarian diet, advertises events for networking and lets you know about upcoming demonstration and protest events.

The next Baltimore activism event:

Saturday July 24:
Vegan Outreach after American Idol Live! Tour at First Mariner Arena

Please join Open The Cages Alliance to educate patrons and passers-by, and empower them to help animals by choosing veganism!

When: Saturday July 24, 10pm (approximate end time; show may let out later)
Where: First Mariner Arena, 201 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD
RSVP: Please RSVP for leafleting. Email Erin – eatvegancookies@gmail.com
or call 443-802-9330.
*In case of inclement weather, please call to confirm. Thanks!*

For more information about the event, CLICK HERE.



Can You Eat Meat And Be An Environmentalist?

Can You Eat Meat And
Be An Environmentalist?
*Canceled*

Lecture at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health



PETA2 Awards Baltimore City Schools Most Veg-Friendly Public Schools

PETA2 Awards Baltimore City Schools Most Veg-Friendly Public Schools

The younger version of PETA, PETA2, the largest youth animal rights group in the world, awards Baltimore City Public Schools Most Veg-Friendly Public Schools.

According to PETA2:

Baltimore City Public Schools
Baltimore, Maryland
Baltimore may not be the first city that comes to mind when talking about great vegan food, but Baltimore City Public Schools recently decided to focus on student health. The school district has adopted Meatless Mondays, which means that no meat is served in its schools on Mondays! The district teamed up with local farmers and distributors to provide its students with fresh, locally raised fruits and vegetables. Menu items also include black-bean nachos, vegetarian chili, and veggie lasagne.

To learn more about PETA2, CLICK HERE.

To learn more about the transformation of the Baltimore City Public School lunch system and its leader, Tony Geraci, CLICK HERE to watch a trailer from the new documentary A Recipe For Change.



STEW, A Locally-Sourced, Maximally Organic Baltimore Food Event
January 18, 2010, 8:59 am
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STEW, A Locally-Sourced, Maximally Organic Feast Supports Local Projects

STEW is a locally-sourced, maximally organic feast that will take place for the second time at the 2640 Space this Friday, January 22nd at 7pm.

Tickets for the multi-course dinner are $10 and can be purchased at Red Emmas Bookstore Coffeehouse in downtown Baltimore at 800 St. Paul Street.  Proceeds from the event support local projects and organizations.

For more information about STEW, CLICK HERE.

If you miss this month’s feast, check out the STEW website for their next event.

Photo Courtesy of STEW