Archive for Rebecca Hare

Fair Trade Towns USA brings Colombian Banana Producers to Gustavus

On Friday, October 19th, Kitchen Cabinet hosted Felipe and Jorge, representatives from the Bananeras de Uraba S.A. and Corporacion Rosalba Zapata Cordona of Colombia, as well as Fair Trade Towns USA representative Courtney Lang to give a presentation on the benefits of fair trade. The presentation began with Courtney delivering information on the Fair Trade […]

The Future of Fast Food?

Here is an article from the Chicago Tribune that caught my attention. Last April Burger King pledged to switch to cage-free eggs and pork by 2017, and the article also mentions similar efforts being made by other companies such as Cargill, Hormel, and Smithfield Farms. It looks like a promising effort, and this important transition […]

Coca-Cola in the news

In light of Gustavus’s decision to renew our beverage contract with the Coca-Cola company last spring, here are a couple short news updates on their activities, some good, some not so good, from The Food Institute (   Industry News “Coca Cola, Pepsi and Dr Pepper will post calorie counts on vending machines ahead regulation […]