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Growing community: How Colorado religious leaders are farming food — and a new variety of faithful

“I’m going to garden!” is not quite what one would expect to hear from a Yale Divinity School student mulling summer internship possibilities. Yet, instead of working in a traditional church setting, Jenna Van Donselaar, a bright and dedicated millennial, figured that working at The Table, an urban farm in Denver, would best further her […]

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Presidents’ affinities for foods reveal their humanity, but alcohol has proven a dicier deal throughout history

The following is an excerpt from Adrian Miller’s book, “The Presidents Kitchen Cabinet.” The piece explores what Miller found in his research: that while African American chefs cooked for every president, their stories remained largely untold. Miller is an attorney, James Beard Award-winning food writer, and certified barbecue judge who lives in Denver, Colorado. Miller […]