International Year of Fruits and Vegetables

Photo: Cromwell, New Zealand The UN General Assembly designated 2021 the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables (IYFV). Hashtags: #IYFV2021 #FruitsVegYear The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and in Spanish: Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura is the lead agency for celebrating the year in collaboration …

Gilroy Garlic Festival

Poster Events of note: The Gilroy Garlic Festival takes place the last weekend in July in Gilroy, California. 2021 dates: July 23-August 1. Mission: The festival is established to provide benefits to local worthy charities and non-profit groups by promoting the community of Gilroy through a quality celebration of garlic. Key Linksgilroygarlicfestival.comGeneral Information and FAQsDirectionsWhere …

Epazote

Photo: Star Nursery Epazote = a tall herbaceous plant native to Central America, South America, and southern Mexico, used as a pungent culinary herb and vegetable in Mexican cooking and to make a herbal tea. The name is derived from Náhuatl language: epazōtl Translating: EpazoteNáhuatl: epazōtlChinanteco: Hahuhú Mixtec: BuinuZapotec: Btya, BitiaaEnglish: Wormseed Embedded Tweets WikipediaDysphania …

Cauliflower

Photo: Liz West, Cauliflower Cauliflower = a cabbage which bears a large immature flower head of small creamy-white flower buds. HeadlinesWhy do cauliflowers look so odd? – Etienne Farcot/The Conversation Translating: CauliflowerSpanish: Coliflor WikipediaCauliflower Planeta

Vegetables

Photo: Vivero Flor de Mayo Vegetable = a plant used as food Questions = Preguntas What is your fave veg and why? = ¿Cuál es tu verdura favorita y por qué? Do you grow any vegetables? = ¿Cultivas vegetales? How should we celebrate an International Year of Fruits and Vegetables? = ¿Cómo deberíamos celebrar un …

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

FAO = Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and in Spanish: Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura – fao.org – leads international efforts to defeat hunger in collaboration with other relevant organizations and bodies of the United Nations system. In 2021 …

Fruit Links

Photo Links related to fruit presented in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe deadly secret of the humble grapefruit – BBCA Trick for Storing Berries to Keep ‘Em Fresher, Longer – Food 52Pawpaws: America’s Best Secret Fruit – Serious Eats GuavaWikipedia.How to Eat Guava – Epicurious Lemonstk LoquatWikipedia MelonWikipedia PersimmonsWikipedia PomegranateWikipedia Kumquatwikipedia Embedded Tweets Fruit Planeta.com

Food Waste

Buzzwords Food Waste = discarded food Questions What do you do with food waste? = ¿Qué haces con el desperdicio de alimentos? UNEP: Think, Eat, SaveThink, Eat, Save: UNEP, FAO and Partners Launch Global Campaign to Change Culture of Food Waste – UNEPThink, Eat, Save Translating: Think. Eat. Save.Spanish: Piensa. Aliméntate. Ahorra.Portuguse: Pensar. Comer. Conservar.German: …

Culinary Tourism

Buzzwords Culinary tourism = the pursuit of unique and memorable eating and drinking experiences A growing area of culinary tourism are cooking classes and visits with favorite local cooks. Our CoverageWe are hungry for new ideas about culinary tourism options. What are your favorite guided and self-guided tours / routes / fairs / experiences? = …