by Karyn Zoldan on May. 08, 2013, under Desert Locavore, Food Personalities
Kickstart for local brewing
Hey Tucson: Here’s a great local story where a former Tucson firefighter received a brew-your-beer starter kit for Christmas one year and along with some other fire fighters decided throw their proverbial hats into the ring of burgeoning artisan beer making.
The company is Sentinel Peak Brewing and they already have much of the formula with a half dozen brews under their belt but are looking to raise some funds via Kickstarter. View the video and keep it going. And consider kicking in a few bucks; there are some perks.
Their location will be a popular one — at 4746 E. Grant Road in the Trader Joe’s/Petsmart/Chuze – shopping area. The space was a former sandwich shop; opening August 2013.
by Karyn Zoldan on May. 04, 2013, under Food Ethics, Grocery Stores
The L.A. Times has an article targeting the antibiotics in Trader Joe‘s meats and the lead in some Trader Joe’s candy.
I just lost my appetite. Nothing seems to be safe any more.
According to the article, the complaint, which also names Target, Whole Foods, 99 Ranch Market and others. The complaint accuses these companies of selling ginger and plum candies containing lead without properly warning consumers.
by Karyn Zoldan on May. 04, 2013, under Food Festivals
photo – wpclipart.com
Oink! Calling all bacon lovers to Reid Park for Arizona Bacon Fest.
Tickets are $25/pp and includes all food, adult beverage samples, and commemorative tasting vessels + some surprises. Tickets are $10/kids 13-17 includes all food & non alcoholic beverage.
Tucson Bacon Day happens at Reid Park from noon to 4 pm
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