7 Tasty Links

Strangely fascinating

1. Julia Child didn’t start learning about cooking until she was 37.

2. Feast your eyes on the Big Appetites photo exhibit.  

3. Neanderthals used herbal remedies.


4. What’s wrong with our food system infographic.

5. Waaa. Superweeds may spell the end of GM crops.

Two Very Different Musical Feasts

6. SING IT WITH ME, “F Monsanto and F GMO, F Roundup and bovine growth hormone.”

7. Did you know Back wrote a Coffee Cantata?

Apparently coffee, relatively new at the time, was expensive. A woman was so enamored of the drink that she refused to marry unless she could go on drinking coffee (to the horror of her father and suitors). The lyrics include this gem: “Father, don’t be so severe! f I can’t drink my bowl of coffee three times daily, then in my torment I will shrivel up like a piece of roast goat.”

About Laura Grace Weldon

Laura Grace Weldon is the author of two poetry collections --- Blackbird (Grayson Books, 2019) and Tending (Aldrich Press, 2013), as well as Free Range Learning, a handbook of natural learning (Hohm Press, 2010). She lives on Bit of Earth Farm where she's a barely useful farm wench. Although she has deadlines to meet she often wanders from the computer to preach hope, snort with laughter, cook subversively, ponder life’s deeper meaning, talk to chickens and cows, sing to bees, hide in books, walk dogs, concoct tinctures, watch foreign films, and make messy art. Blog: lauragraceweldon.com/blog-2/ FB: facebook.com/FreeRangeLearningCommunity FB: facebook.com/SubversiveCooking FB: facebook.com/laura.euphoria Twitter: @earnestdrollery
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