Category Archives: Politics

Harvesting Liberty

Get a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and sit down and spend the 12 minutes it takes to watch this beautiful short film.  Directed by Dan Malloy and featuring the charmingly bearded Mike Lewis who founded the … Continue reading

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Frack Free Bake Off with Emma Thompson

Greenpeace with the help of Emma Thompson  have done a British Bake Off themed anti fracking PSA.   I love how the Great British Bake Off has become such a thing that it is even used as a format to … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day/Passover

The above video is about the signing of the Paris Agreement, a historic global agreement to reduce carbon emissions and start to really deal with climate change.  It nice to see all these otherwise serious politicians and policy people being … Continue reading

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Cooked

This 4 part series based on, and narrated by Michael Pollan is a must watch for any one who cooks.  I found it, oddly, reassuring as well as informative and entertaining.   It looks at cooking, how it evolved how … Continue reading

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A Surprise Visit From The First Lady

I have the greatest admiration and love for first lady Michelle Obama.  In this video she surprises several local gardeners as part of her work with Let’s Move. This is a must watch, delightful, inspiring and just plain adorable.  I … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Baking with Ella Bella

For folks with celiac disease being gluten-free is essential, eating gluten can make them very sick.  This is a different thing than the wave of gluten-free eating that has become a huge trend in the last couple of years.

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Cooking With Refugees

This is a brilliant conceit: Vice finds people who have been refugees and has them talk about their experiences while they cook. In this video it’s a woman from Somalia who escaped the civil war by walking to Kenya. She and … Continue reading

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