food http://wmuk.org en How This Winter Affects Your Pancakes, Maple Sugar Fest http://wmuk.org/post/how-winter-affects-your-pancakes-maple-sugar-fest <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As you’re shoveling your driveway this weekend, you might fancy a hot plate of pancakes at a local diner. But if the winter cold keeps up, you might have to fight your neighbor for that last drop of maple syrup.</span></p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 18:28:41 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 12902 at http://wmuk.org How This Winter Affects Your Pancakes, Maple Sugar Fest WSW: The American Way of Eating http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-american-way-eating <p></p><p></p><p>Tracie McMillan wanted to find out what happens to food before it reaches the table and how income and lifestyle impact what we eat.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:17:05 +0000 Gordon Evans & Brian Petersen 12684 at http://wmuk.org WSW: The American Way of Eating Finding ways to fight food insecurity http://wmuk.org/post/finding-ways-fight-food-insecurity <p>Nearly two of every three people in Michigan suffer from “food insecurity”. A University of Michigan researcher says there are several reasons for that. <a href="http://www.snre.umich.edu/profile/dorceta">Dorceta Taylor</a> is a professor at the <a href="http://www.snre.umich.edu/">School of Natural Resources and Environment</a>. She’s among those involved in a federal study of food insecurity around the state.</p><p></p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 18:49:07 +0000 Andrew Robins 8779 at http://wmuk.org Finding ways to fight food insecurity Reading Together about the food we eat http://wmuk.org/post/reading-together-about-food-we-eat <p>Two books on food and farming will be the focus of the annual “<a href="http://kpl.gov/news/default.aspx?id=15032392752&amp;blogid=1844">Reading Together</a>” program in Kalamazoo next year. The Kalamazoo Public Library has picked <a href="http://americanwayofeating.wordpress.com/"><em>The American Way of Eating</em></a> by <a href="http://www.traciemcmillan.com/">Tracie McMillan</a> and <a href="http://ghosttownfarm.wordpress.com/">Novella Carpenter’s</a>&nbsp;book&nbsp;<a href="http://www.us.penguingroup.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9780143117285,00.html? Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:08:06 +0000 Andrew Robins 8109 at http://wmuk.org Reading Together about the food we eat KPL 2014 "Reading Together" picks two books http://wmuk.org/post/kpl-2014-reading-together-picks-two-books <p>The <a href="http://www.kpl.gov">Kalamazoo Public Library</a> has picked two books for its "<a href="http://kpl.gov/news/default.aspx?id=15032392752&amp;blogid=1844">Reading Together</a>" program next year. Both have to do with food and farming.</p><p>One is <em>The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Appleby's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table</em> by Tracie McMillan. The other is Novella Carpenter's <em>Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer</em>. Library officials say the books were selected because of a growing demand by people to know more about the food they eat.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 14:56:57 +0000 Andrew Robins 8043 at http://wmuk.org KPL 2014 "Reading Together" picks two books