Tag Archives: Veggie U

do good, eat good | take 5

It’s back! And for the 5th time at that. To date, we’ve raised $15, 270. With 100% of the donations raised gone directly to help the kids in the Veggie U program. If you’re new to this fundraising effort, Veggie U is a program that helps elementary kids in Cleveland learn about food. Learn about farming. And […]

do good, eat good | take 4

If you’re a regular reader, you may have noticed that I don’t post much these days. As we can all relate – life gets crazy, and something has to give… While I don’t necessarily write as much as I once did, my commitment to our great city, supporting local – and especially giving back – […]

10th annual veggie u food & wine celebration

 

veggie u results

Hope everyone had a great holiday. Here’s to a 2012 filled with much health, happiness and joy (and of course, good eats!). The Veggie U fundraiser has come to a close. We raised a total of $3,910, for a grand total of $11,750 donated since we started this drive in 2009. That is simply amazing […]

do good. eat good. take three.

‘Tis the season to help, right? The majority of us have the good fortune to dine out, shop our local grocers and markets, and even grow our own eats. Something we may even take for granted. We read about food. We value and appreciate food. We know the importance of eating right (most of the […]

food & wine celebration to benefit veggie u – how to support & how to win

We are a fortunate bunch. It seems that just about every day there’s some amazing food-focused event happening, from pop-up restaurants, to charity dinners to festivals. Everyone pitching in equally to help – chefs and diners alike. Especially in the summer, there’s no shortage of things to attend. And they are all worthy of our […]

q&a with farmer lee jones (part 2)

My apologies for the lengthy delay in the second half of the q&a with farmer Lee Jones. Just like he did in the first half of the interview, Lee truly shares a lot of insight with us, including the story behind his trademarked outfit (did you know he never weans anything else – ever, regardless […]

now open: washington place bistro and inn

Today is the grand opening of Washington Place Bistro & Inn. The restaurant that took over the remarkable space that once housed the long-standing Baricelli Inn in Little Italy. Last night was a media preview dinner for both bloggers and traditional media outlets. In the spirit of full disclosure (as always), I am doing some […]

q&a with farmer lee jones (part 1)

Farmer Lee Jones has a lot to say. And I can certainly appreciate anyone who has the gift of gab. I asked him a handful of questions and I got a whole lot in return. It’s all good stuff and therefore don’t want to cut anything, so I’m going to share this latest Q&A as […]

food & wine benefit for veggie u

I think my head has been in the clouds. How can I call myself a foodie and daily profess my love of food to you and yet not be fully aware of The Chef’s Garden and The Culinary Vegetable Institute? Sure, I’ve heard of this place near Sandusky and knew bits and pieces through various […]