Organic Foods

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    The 3 Coolest Finds at Expo Comida Latina 2014

    Food and hospitality industry trade shows are all the rage these days. For the uninitiated, they are exactly what they sound like: huge conventions not usually open to the public, filled with everything from state-of-art restaurant equipment companies hustling their products, to hundreds of hungry, ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 3, 2014

    How Europe Beats SoCal

    [Trendzilla] From toilets to McDonald's, we've got nothing on the European Union

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2014

    On the Line Bonus: Q & A With Bradley Ogden

    When Chef Bradley Ogden was in town last month promoting his newest branch of Lark Creek (and his holiday cookbook), I got to spend a few minutes interrogating engaging him with a lightning round of On the Line. Despite the brevity, I left with the answers below. Bon appetit! How were Native Americ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    [Exene Says...] Scorched Earth Policy

    [Editor's Note: Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and  punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. Her new column, Exene Says..., is her space to basically just write what's on her mind, everything from crazy life stories t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Activists Vow to Stick it to Frankenfoods Following Prop 37's Defeat at the Polls

    In the wake of the defeat of Proposition 37 this Tuesday, which, if passed, would have required the labeling of most genetically modified foods in the state, many are pondering what comes next? The angered among them have suggested a boycott against biotech bullies like Monsanto who produce GMO prod ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Prop 37, Food-Labeling Measure, Fails

    Proposition 37, the ballot initiative that would have made California the first in the nation to require the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on processed foods, has failed, receiving 46 percent of the vote with 82 percent of precincts reporting.The news is seen as a blow to many in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Dave's Case For Proposition 37!

    Proposition 37, the Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Modified Food Act, is one of the more controversial items on this Tuesday's election slate; the whole foods movement and a whole slew of chefs and food industry people support it, and the "no" side is funded by large companies like Monsanto a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Genetically Modified Food Debate At Chapman University Today!

    Whether to pass or strike down Proposition 37, an initiative requiring labels on some genetically modified foods, is the subject of a debate that will take place at Chapman University this afternoon.If the proposition passed, it would make California the first state that mandates GMOs (genetically m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    You'll Know the Occupiers by Their Bio-Hazard Suits at Natural Products Expo in Anaheim

    ​When more than 30,000 attendees arrive at the Anaheim Convention Center Friday for Expo West, North America's largest trade show for the natural products industry, many may tread lightly.How else is one supposed to act around folks creeping around in bio-hazmat suits?

  • Calendar

    September 8, 2011

    Voodoo Fix

    Anthill Pub at UCI

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    "Whole Foods Parking Lot" Video: Miracle of Filmmaking!

    Everyone's posting this, so we should as well--along with our own Whole Foods Nazi experience!

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Jeff Duggan of Portola Coffee, Part Two

    John Gilhooley​Jeff Duggan is a coffee geek, and the county is better for his efforts. Those efforts will soon be redoubled; Portola will be opening later this year in Costa Mesa's ersatz Ferry Building-type gourmet marketplace, the MIX (currently called "South Coast Collection", over west of IKEA ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    UPDATE: Organic Food "No Better Than Conventional," Study Finds

    ​As reported in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition yesterday, the British-commissioned survey, which took its findings from 55 studies made in the past 50 years, claims that eating organic food "will make no important difference to a person's overall health".According to Alan Dangour, one ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 16, 2009

    Social Justice Summit

    Cal State Fullerton

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    Picking Weeds Over in Rainbow

    It takes quite the personality to motivate about 10 suburbanites to get up early Sunday morning, drive an hour and a half to San Diego County, and end up in the unincorporated community of Rainbow for the honor of picking weeds for nothing, but that's the type of gal Donna Buono is. The San Clemente ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2008

    Club Life : Busy Work Wednesdays at Detroit Bar

    Tonight, before you waste another Wednesday, we suggest that you sweat out your hump day frustrations with the boys from Busy Work at Detroit Bar. Conducted by DJ Dan Sena, GMO, Clifford Lidell and Rock Berry, this weekly audio romp delivers an all-night mix of techno, house and hip-hop that has bec ... More >>

  • Features

    July 19, 2007

    Natural Wonders

    Four chefs — and one agricultural commissioner — on why they go green

  • Features

    July 19, 2007

    Soil to Soul

    Orange County’s freshest farmers, farmers markets, food purveyors—and the chefs who love them

  • News

    February 1, 2007

    Taking Your Time

    Slow Food Orange County Food Fair

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2006

    A Darker Green

    Wal-Mart has announced it wants to do for organic food what it's done for the rest of the economy. Alexander Cockburn explains what this means. (scroll down to second item)