[conspire] (non-Linux, but CABAL-relevant:) A word from our kitchen

Don Marti dmarti at zgp.org
Tue Jun 16 09:55:55 PDT 2009

begin Rick Moen quotation of Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 09:31:33PM -0700:
> I wrote:
> > We at CABAL also keep having this problem concerning, oddly enough,
> > things to drink:  Randoms off the street seem to expect that I'll have
> > fizzy soda cans with high fructose corn syrup for them.  My household
> > doesn't have that stuff _ever_, let alone push it on guests. 

I would actually avoid it if it were fine for you,
just because of the corporate welfare problem:

> Not a single one of us at 1105 Altschul has ever been any variety of
> food faddist, but we're dead-serious that this is better food from every
> perspective, much better for our health _and_ better tasting.

Corporate foods are the food fad, just one with
powerful corporate welfare interests behind them.
Old-school food is the anti-fad.

> o  All local farmers' markets:
>    http://linuxmafia.com/~rick/farmers-markets.html

Also, community supported agriculture.  Random
vegetables show up weekly and you get to figure out
how to prepare them.  This one drops off at our place
in the East Bay but others deliver elsewhere in the
Bay Area.

> o  Essential reading, Michael Pollan's _In Defense of Food_ (note free PDF
>    copy of chapter 1):  http://www.michaelpollan.com/indefense.php

Brief intro:

Don Marti                                 +1 510-332-1587 mobile
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