Princeton Farmers Market Gets a New Manager; Korean Fried Chicken Comes to Town; ‘Compost Man’ Wants Your Kitchen Food Waste

Mother’s Day 2017

As I post this, it is Mother’s Day. I want to wish an especially happy day to my daughter, Alice, who is celebrating her first one as a mother. And for all us mothers who have left little ones in the care of their father, here’s something we can really relate to. It was sent recently by Alice’s husband, when he got hungry while in charge. He titled it “sous vide bottle warmer.”

sous vide bottle warmer

Changes at Princeton-area Farmers Markets

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Kate Festa, Manager, Princeton Farmers Market (courtesy the Princeton Echo)

At long last, farmers market season is underway! With it comes changes. Here, in the May 2017 issue of the Princeton Echo, I introduce you to Kate Festa, the 27-year-old dynamo now managing the Princeton Farmers Market. Also included: a line-up of new vendors at this and other Central NJ markets this spring.

Food for Thought: Korean Fried Chicken Comes to Princeton (About Time!) & “Compost Man’ in Mercer & Hunterdon counties

Food for Thought logoIf you’re not already familiar with the other KFC – Korean Fried Chicken – you may want to avail yourself stat. The well-known purveyor, Bon Chon, has been active in New Brunswick for a while. Thankfully, the wonder that is Korean fried chicken has finally debuted in Princeton, at the independently-owned Hobin Chicken. Details on this, and on Kevin Carroll’s ‘Compost Man’ quest to turn the household waste of Mercer and Hunterdon counties into rich compost, here in my FFT column in the May 2017 issue of the Princeton Echo.

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