Thursday, August 29, 2013

VeggieDag Thursday: Quick Links for August 2013.

VeggieDag Thursday
VeggieDag is an occasional Thursday post on an animal-free diet and its issues.

Quick links for August 2013:
  • September is Vegan MoFo 2013. Via YFGF.

  • Evidence uncovered of Stone Age food preparation using spices for flavor enhancement: Pottery shards that date back to about 6,000 years ago contain microscopic fossils of crushed mustard seeds. Via University of York, at NPR.

  • A complete radical shift away from grain-fed animals and biofuel would increase calorie availability enough for 4 billion people simply with food grown on existing farmland. Via Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota, at NBC News.

    Corn & Avocado Terrine
  • Reviving Eight Row Flint: an heirloom corn that packs more flavor and nutrition, and why it nearly disappeared. Via NPR's The Salt.

  • The fourth annual Cheesemonger Invitational: 27 July 2013, Long Island, New York. Via The New Yorker.

  • Why the name VeggieDag? Here. Follow on Twitter: #VeggieDag.
  • Suggestions and submissions from chefs and homecooks welcomed! Here.

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