About Barb Magee

Publisher of since 2008, Barb has been connecting consumers with forward thinking small businesses in the local food and drink sector. Her mission: raise the bar on food worth talking about!
5 Feb, 2015

Which Foods Are GMO?

By | Updated on April 8, 2018  02/05/2015 at 11:09pm|

Which foods are GMO and which aren't? It’s a question on the minds of many food shoppers these days and one that ....More

4 Feb, 2015

Growing Food, Not Lawn

By | Updated on April 8, 2018  02/04/2015 at 4:23am|

With spring around the corner and seed catalogs in hand (I'm reading Baker Creek, Territorial Seed and Siskiyou Seeds!), my mind ....More

7 Jan, 2015

GMO Foods on the Rise

By | Updated on April 8, 2018  01/07/2015 at 4:20am|

A food revolution has been underway for decades, but it hasn't been "of, by and for the people".  It has ....More

19 Dec, 2014

Panettone is NOT Fruitcake

By | Updated on November 23, 2019  12/19/2014 at 1:51pm|

If you want to do as Italians do, don't buy fruitcake. While Americans are sawing into dark, thick brandied cake full ....More

1 Dec, 2014

Getting to Know Your Honey

By | Updated on April 8, 2018  12/01/2014 at 1:29pm|

Honeybees. No matter whether you love 'em or hate 'em, they are an endangered species these days.  Under fire from a ....More

28 Nov, 2014

How Do Cranberries Grow?

By | Updated on March 21, 2019  11/28/2014 at 9:54am|

  It's a good bet that how cranberries grow is a bit mysterious to most people. For instance, did you know this iconic holiday fruit ....More