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Free food film fest launches tonight

Watch films about food for free this week at the Better Boys Foundation’s second annual “Sundown in K-Town” film festival. The event, themed “Dig In! A West Side Film Festival About Food” screens movies that address food topics concerning West Side residents, including African-American foodways and cultural traditions; obesity, diabetes, and other food-related diseases that […]

It’s tomato time!

Show off your heirloom tomato harvest at the Chicago TomatoFest Potluck, 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Chicago Honey Co-Op in North Lawndale. Attendees are invited to bring their homegrown tomatoes, a potluck dish for sharing, and chairs or picnic blankets. The tomato do benefits the preSERVE garden, a partnership between Slow […]

Leah’s Notebook: Assorted events

TASTE TIME. Just in case you’ve been off on Mars, Taste of Chicago, with Emeril Lagasse bamming away, starts on Friday, June 26, in Grant Park. Here are the details. HONEY POT. Chicago Honey Co-op and Slow Food Chicago host a benefit potluck supper with tours of the garden and urban apiary in North Lawndale […]