Heard from a representative from 39th Ward alderman Margaret Laurino on the proposed “green food resolution” she introduced to her Committee on Energy, Environmental Protection and Public Utilities that I wrote about yesterday. Nonbinding and all pro local-food-is-good-for-you, it sounded swell in theory, and why the hell not? But with its curious and disturbing connection […]
Eagle-eyed friend of the Food Chain Martha Bayne spotted an item in the New York Times last week about a curious resolution, introduced to a Chicago City Council committee, ostensibly to promote local green foods, community-supported agriculture, farmers’ markets, and community gardens. We can all get behind that, right? Maybe not.
No more foie gras for him either: Wolfgang Puck announces his own anti-cruelty program.
The latest on the legal battle over foie gras in Chicago.