Edible Omaha

At Loess Hills Young People’s Farm

Ensuring a Permanent Place for Sustainable Agriculture By Matt Low Those of us living in the Greater Omaha stretch of the Missouri River Valley are fortunate to be in close proximity to the Loess Hills, a geologically and ecologically unique landform similar to few places on the planet. For millennia the hills offered diverse habitat … Read moreAt Loess Hills Young People’s Farm

Aspiring Chefs Bring Home their first gold

Metropolitan Community College’s Institute for Culinary Arts “In competition, we work very hard to highlight the foods that are important to us here in Nebraska. Every decision on our menu considers seasonality and provenance,” says Brian O’Malley, interim executive director of the Institute for Culinary Arts at Metropolitan Community College (MCC). That decision served his … Read moreAspiring Chefs Bring Home their first gold

A Family Affair: From Farm to Table

“We serve breakfast and lunch with a focus on local and often seasonal items,” says Hans Walsh, manager and cook for Milk & Honey. Walsh’s sister and brother-in-law, Ellen Walsh-Rosmann and Daniel Rosmann, own Milk & Honey. They also run Rosmann Family Farms with Daniel’s parents, brother and sister-in-law, where the restaurant gets its organic … Read moreA Family Affair: From Farm to Table

Big Win at American Cheese Society Competition

Dutch Girl Creamery Charuth Van Beuzekom put her Nebraska-made goat cheese on the red carpet this summer, at what can only be described as the Academy Awards of Cheese, officially known as the American Cheese Society (ACS) competition. Charuth is the cheesemaker behind Dutch Girl Creamery, a Lincoln-based goat dairy that is part of Shadowbrook … Read moreBig Win at American Cheese Society Competition

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