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Baltimore’s Chameleon Cafe Wins National Food Award

The Chameleon Cafe In Baltimore Wins National Food Award

The Chameleon Café, located on Hartford Road in Baltimore, is a restaurant committed to sourcing ingredients from local farms. They offer a seasonal menu and have received a wide range of accolades for their fresh local ingredients. Now they have a new notch for their culinary belt, Leader in Good Charcuterie.

The Chameleon Cafe was one of 15 winners nationally to receive the “Good Charcuterie” award from Good Food Awards, a collaboration of food producers, farmers, food journalists and independent grocers who recognize responsible food production and flavor.

According to Good Food Awards, “Good Charcuterie is made by hand with meat from animals that were raised without hormones and provided with pasture and feed that is free of herbicides and pesticides.”

Here’s what they had to say about The Chameleon Cafe:

Tina Perry handcrafts her Free Range Chicken Liver Pate at the Chameleon Café using her original recipe.  Tina first learned charcuterie at the Baltimore International College, School of Culinary Arts; the craft has now turned into her “labor of love.”  At the Chameleon, they source their chickens from Ferguson Family Farm in Parkton, MD.  All chickens are free range and grain fed, raised naturally and humanely.

To learn more about the award, CLICK HERE. For directions to The Chameleon Cafe, CLICK HERE.

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A Reason For Pride In Baltimore – Hamilton Crop Circle

Baltimore City Urban Agriculture – Hamilton Crop Circle

Much ado has been made about Hamilton Crop Circle lately and the attention is much deserved.  The Hamilton Crop Circle is a group of local volunteers who have come together to help their community discover the benefits of growing fresh local organic produce.  Play the video above, created by the group, to learn more.



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



Portable Greenhouses In Baltimore Make News

Hoop Village in Baltimore

The Christian Science Monitor releases article about Hoop Village in Baltimore.

In October Real Food Farm teamed up with the Safe Healing Foundation to build Hoop Village in Clifton Park in Baltimore.  The organizations plan to sell fruits, herbs and vegetables grown in the hoop houses to local institutions and communities in the city.

For a link to the article, CLICK HERE.