“In this fiery and funny talk, New York Times food writer Mark Bittman weighs in on what’s wrong with the way we eat now (too much meat, too few plants; too much fast food, too little home cooking), and why it’s putting the entire planet at risk.”
Archive for November 2009
“Every day, in a city the size of London, 30 million meals are served. But where does all the food come from? Architect Carolyn Steel discusses the daily miracle of feeding a city, and shows how ancient food routes shaped the modern world.”
“Louise Fresco argues that a smart approach to large-scale, industrial farming and food production will feed our planet’s incoming population of nine billion. Only foods like (the scorned) supermarket white bread, she says, will nourish on a global scale.”
http://www.ted.com What if human consciousness isn’t the end-all and be-all of Darwinism? What if we are all just pawns in corn’s clever strategy game to rule the Earth? Author Michael Pollan asks us to see the world from a plant’s-eye view.
Just a quick link to one of the blog entries underwriting the growing interest in culinary tourism.
What to do about spelling mistakes in the activity data?
Correct them! All addresses have been entered by hand, and even though the results have been checked carefully, there is always the risk of a typo of some kind. Especially with non-english activity data it is hard to recognize spelling mistakes.
That’s why there is the possibility for all registered Curious Food Lover contributors to update the activity data of activities that are not administered by a activity representant.
All assistance is of course highly appreciated!
Why are there outdated addresses in the culinary activity guide?
I started this project around spring 2007, so I have been collecting addresses since then. At the time I find and add an address, I check it.
It can very well be, however, that a shop, restaurant or even a museum has gone out of business after that moment. As we all now; enterprises come and go by the day, here today, gone tomorrow, as they say. Especially in economical volatile times like today…
To limit the inconvenience, the online guide offers the possibility to update activities* or you can send a mail to inform me about changes. These real-time update facilities quite an advantage over the regular printed travel guides, which are outdated by the time they are send to the printer.
And remember to always check whether an activity is available at the time you are planning to visit!
* When the activity has not been claimed by a representant and you are a registered contributor.