Fresh Food for Thought

The latest news and views impacting our craft food community

Screen Time: Triggering Binge Eating in Young Adults

Words by Shelly Kelley According to the Pew Research Center, by 2018 95% of teens aged 13-17 owned a smartphone and 97% used a social media platform such as YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, or Snapchat. Many adults believe these platforms negatively impact (Read more)

In Search of the Great Pumpkin

Photos by Barry Jarvis It wasn’t a typical fall pursuit. The search was more difficult not just because farms need notice for such things but also because it was a particularly unusual year. We were coming out of a global pandemic, (Read more)

The Unsung Superfood: Organ Meat

Words by Dr. Marcus Cirelli Liver. Heart. Kidney. Tongue. Although these might not be the first cuts of meat you purchase from your local butcher shop, they are by far the most nutritious. Organ meats have been a staple in the (Read more)

Craft Food Classroom Podcast Heinen's

Craft Food Classroom, the Podcast | Series Continues

One of America’s most extensive food hubs, Central Kitchen, talks with thriving food entrepreneurs about their journey and vision. Each episode, produced by Central Kitchen Media, features live testing of products from minority craft food entrepreneurs while diving into each guest’s (Read more)

Love Local Collective Central Kitchen Bundle of Meats, Cheese, and Fresh Vegetables

Love Local Collective Spring 2021 Relaunch

Central Kitchen is preparing to relaunch its year-old nonprofit Love Local Collective program with a new, improved website including delivery and subscriptions. The site is powered by a local software company called Farm Fare. It’s robust inventory and ordering system will (Read more)

Embracing the Label African American Black Female Chef

How has your heritage shaped your career? I fell into entrepreneurship cause I always wanted to sell some kind of food product. One of my role models was Mr. Wilson, a nice man whose kids I went to school with. He (Read more)


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