The purpose of Folks Gotta Eat is to filter and curate stories, articles, projects and policies related to food security.
Shana Hillman grew up in a small town in northern Ontario where she gained experience in animal husbandry and strawberry farming. She has called Toronto home for the last 16 years. She loves cooking, preserving and growing Beagle-resistant vegetables in her sunny backyard. Recent highlights have included cheesemaking on the kitchen counter and curing pancetta in the basement, much to the horror of her adoring, yet dubious husband, and to the del...more
I'm a foodie turned farmer. A Latina baby boomer from the Bronx now raising grass-fed beef in rural Wisconsin. Through From the Bronx to the Barn I invite readers/listeners onto my farm, Bull Brook Keep, and join in my journey from strap-hanger to beef herder. Having grown up in the tenements, subways and museums of the city, I try to introduce topics and experts that bridge city-farmer experiences and values....more
When my son asked me what I wanted my newborn grandchild to call me, I facetiously said Fifi. Now, four years later, I'm known from Brooklyn to Detroit as Grandma Fifi.
Retired in Nashville and blogging about Costco - food, toys, clothes, tech - nothing is safe....more
Memories and food go hand in hand, at least for me. Preserving a little bit of life for my kids and friends in the form of stories and recipes gives a glimpse into This IS How I Cook. What I do, and how I do it, where I travel, what I design, what makes me laugh, are all components that make me who I am. All This IS How I Cook....more
I am the owner of Pastry Shells, a small batch bakery run out of my small apartment. This blog shows the products and projects I have made and tracks my journey towards opening up my own store. I share pictures, recipes, and how to posts about once a week. I hope you enjoy!...more
Welcome to my world on wheels! Here’s what makes me roll: the art scene, music, artisanal food, great fashion, global politics and my love for animals. Graphic design is my profession and I’ve branched out exponentially. Fun-loving with an infectious laugh, I love great conversations with amazing depth.I get around in a wheelchair due to unfortunate circumstances in the 90′s. Nothing stops me from living life to its fullest....more
I am a 28-year old neuroscience Ph.D student living in Upstate, NY with a passion for baking and food photography. I share my adventures in learning new baking techniques, improving my photography and food blogging....more