Local food bloggers are pitching in to fight childhood hunger Saturday, May 4, at Kitchen in the Market in Midtown Global Market. The bloggers are organizing a bake sale to raise money for Share Our Strength, an organization working to alleviate childhood hunger. Here's the scoop.
If you spent the weekend snacking on brains zombie-style, it might be nice to mix up the menu a bit and explore something a little less ... raw. Fortunately this Week in Food is packed with options, including City Pages' own Iron Fork competition.
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Food bloggers from around the Twin Cities are banding together this Saturday, April 28, at Midtown Global Market for the third-annual Blogger Bake Sale, which benefits a national campaign to end childhood hunger in America. The bloggers will be selling bread, cookies, cake pops, and even jams and mu ... More >>
Photo courtesy ONEIn addition to braving a downpour of rain to perform in front of nearly 60,000 fans on Saturday night at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium, U2 frontman Bono took time on Saturday afternoon to meet with singer and rapper K'naan and several Somali activists from Minne ... More >>
Second Harvest HeartlandGrocers give food to the hungry that would otherwise go to waste. MPR's series on hunger in Minnesota recently looked into food waste and reported that the state throws away nearly 715 million pounds of food every year. Wow. Considering the average person eats about fi ... More >>
Buy cupcakes. End hunger. On Saturday, May 14, the Minnesota Chapter of National Food Bloggers is hosting the 2011 Great American Bake Sale at the Midtown Global Market's shared commercial kitchen, Kitchen in the Market. Proceeds will benefit Share Our Strength, a nonprofit that fights childh ... More >>
Matt Damon plays a jobless man from Minnetonka in a new PSA for Feeding America.Being an unemployed husband, and father of two kids, is no laughing matter. But Minnetonka's Steve Gallagher and Hollywood hot shot Matt Damon have teamed up for a PSA on fighting hunger that tries to offer a smil ... More >>
Global X / FlickrMinnesota's food insecurity is better than average but getting worseNearly 15% of American households are "food insecure"--meaning they had to worry about having enough food to eat last year, used government or community food programs, or sometimes went hungry, according to a ... More >>
Judge the brews AND feed the hungry.Ready to play a part in deciding who's roasting up the best brew in the cities? Then you need to hit up the Calhoun Coffee Festival 2010 on Saturday at Calhoun Square from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For a $10 donation, festival-goers receive a commemorative mug ... More >>
Tickets for the Red Stag Supperclub's Farm Fresh Feast are now availableMonday, October 11 will mark the inaugural Farm Fresh Feast at the Red Stag Supperclub in Northeast Minneapolis. This special farm to table dinner event will feature a prix fixe menu by Red Stag Chef Jason Blair, which ... More >>
Earlier this summer, Burger Jones challenged its fans to create a short video co-promoting the restaurant and Fat Tire beer. Check out the work of contest winner Andrew Carlson, a 22-year-old student at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, who created this retro 'newsreel' entitled "Hunger ... More >>
Senator Franken sans ear of cornMinnesota Senator Al Franken may spend most of his time in D.C., but his mind is often on the state's food: getting it to needy children, pumping up farmers markets, and even bragging about the sweetness of our corn.