Seasonal fruits, including the famous blueberries, star in the high-butterfat content ice creams made by the same South Jersey family since 1953. A headline could read: “Local foods make good."
Gill St. Bernard’s School: The Taste-and-Talk Project
Two dozen students in the Upper School of Gill St. Bernard’s School, Gladstone, spent the days of their annual year-end unit exploring new foods, learning the art and science of tasting, and talking about how to accurately convey their experiences. In this four-part series in The Peasant Wife, the student food critics speak out about flavor as well as what foods they tasted and favored during their wide-ranging week of eating.
Three generations work diversified farmland in Warren County, tending to livestock, acres of produce and vineyards. To make the fruits of their labors more widely available, they’ve opened an expansive market on a busy byway in Readington.
To paraphrase Confucious: The way your meat is butchered reflects the way you live. Sebastien Destree, owner of The Pastoral Pig in Flanders, takes pride in cultivating relationships with farmers who in turn take pride in the care and feeding and health of their animals.