Posts tagged "Food"

Buying Local in Chicago: Q-and-A With Patty Erd of The Spice House

The Unwrap Chicago campaign, conducted by the non-profit group Local First Chicago, is aimed at persuading consumers to spend their holiday shopping dollars with locally owned small businesses. But why buy local? The Spice House in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood exemplifies some of the best reasons. There is the freshness of the products. The spices... Read more »

Changing For Better, Close To Home: Susan Taylor's Good Food Project

For a guest speaker, getting a room full of antsy schoolchildren to pay attention to you may seem a daunting task. But Susan Taylor, who runs a Chicago-based non-profit organization called the Good Food Project, has the answer. Bring fruit. Taylor’s Good Food Project aims to educate children that fresh fruit is not only a... Read more »