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View Resource The Salt: NPR

NPR's The Salt is an extraordinarily entertaining food blog with an eye toward "food news from the farm to the plate and beyond." The site updates daily. Recent articles have covered such topics as faux fish made from plants, an investment fund that is bankrolling environmentally sustainable fish farming, and a debate about whether oranges or orange juice are more nutritious. The articles are...

View Resource James Beard Foundation Blog

The James Beard Foundation functions as a hot bed for foodies. It hosts awards, organizes dinners with selected chefs, publishes industry publications like JBF Events, and, since March 2009, the foundation has hosted a blog that focuses on food in all its facets. Recent entries have offered up a coconut brownie recipe and linked to the Reel Food Media Contest, which highlights sustainable and...

View Resource Edible Geography

With posts dating back to August 2009, Edible Geography is one of the web's best and oldest food blogs. Meticulously researched, the spunky, erudite entries will please most anyone interested in the history, art, science, and pleasures of everyday and exotic comestibles. Recent posts have delved into restaurant menu museum exhibits, "fourth-wave, post-globalization, micro-batch salt," and the...

View Resource The Center for Genomic Gastronomy

The Center for Genomic Gastronomy thinks of itself as "an artist-led think tank that examines the biotechnologies and biodiversity of human food systems." As such, it hopes to provide readers with information about food controversies, offer alternatives to our culinary cultures, and "imagine a more just, biodiverse, & beautiful food system." The site has a youthful, tech-savvy feel. Here readers...

View Resource Slow Food Western Slope: Food Blog

For readers interested in food in all of its marvelous complexity, the Food Blog on the Slow Food Western Slope website can provide hours of reading pleasure. Readers may like to start with whatever is latest. Recent posts have asked whether local food hubs can make small farms economically feasible, and have explored the fermentation efforts of famed chef Rene Redzepi, the higher healthful fatty...