Faux Caviar, Judean Date Palm, and MyFarmTop food news for June 23-27

Faux Caviar, Judean Date Palm, and MyFarmTop food news for June 23-27

Kathryn Hill
Jun 25, 2008

It's Hump Day, which means we're here with the food news of the week! This week's been a little quiet in food news, so this will be a quick read.

Is faux caviar the way of the future? Slashfood reports on this potential new eco-friendly gourmet item.

Does the Heart of the City Farmer's Market in San Francisco face gentrification?

Archaeobotanists unearthed the seeds of a palm tree that hasn't been seen by humans in 2,000 years, and ">managed to germinate a few seeds that produced plants. Amazing! Wonder how Judean dates taste?

Want a vegetable garden but don't have time to deal with the work? MyFarm, a gardening company in San Francisco, will come to your house, plant an organic vegetable garden, and maintain it for you.

An underage and non-documented migrant farm worker died of heat exhaustion because she wasn't allowed to take a long enough break to get water. Let's think about the people who pick our food and what we can do to help them.

San Francisco Market Report: Civic Center Farmer's Market
American Caviar Tasting: 12.05.05

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