The head of sustainability and food safety for the Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich restaurant empire tells Sarah Henry what her job entails -- and offers a rebuttal to critics who sniff at whether the culinary world has a role to play in sustainable food matters.
Two Chez Panisse alum -- Niki Ford and Tamar Adler -- cook up a culinary performance art event at Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, where Ford serves as the current culinary fellow for the artists in residence.
Sarah Henry discusses the good, the bad, and the ugly regarding two new food programs from PBS airing on KQED soon: America Revealed's first episode "Food Machine" on April 11 and Food Forward's pilot on April 9.
Canning queen Merrilee Olson lends her expertise to a new preservation project designed to help Marin farms -- and county children fed by the Head Start program -- by producing an artisan product from excess produce.
Sarah Henry has the arduous task of reporting from the field following a week's stay at the much-loved Ranch La Puerta fitness resort and spa, which also features an organic garden and culinary school.
Sarah Henry continues coverage of food trends and topics for 2011 with part-two of her top food stories posts. Up this time: food recalls, childhood obesity, partnerships in food, occupy food -- and a healthy smattering of the year's biggest food celebrities.