At Edible Long Island, we don’t just talk about food, we get elbow-deep into making it, too. The proof is in, perhaps not the pudding, but definitely in the cookies!
Andrew Wilder, blogger at EatingRules.com, created October Unprocessed in 2009 as a challenge with a few good friends. Four years later, nearly 10,000 have pledged to join Wilder for a month of real food.
Peter Murphy, who in his other life is a baseball-loving fourth-grader at Shelter Rock Elementary, is now a veteran of a state dinner in the East Room at the White House.
The men provide the labor, but their work gives them greater independence.
This morning, I had the opportunity to connect a part of my past, working in the Greenhouse at AHRC Nassau, with Edible Long Island in a feel-good, synergistic course of action.
The air is fragrant with cloves and cinnamon and a large water bath is hissing steam atop the stove. Several members of Restoration Farm…