Interesting Food Related Links

 
   

  Elijah's Promise is an outreach in the New Brunswick, NJ, area supporting low income families with meals and job training in the food service industry.

Soup Kitchen: Elijah's Promise serves no-cost meals 12 times a week, and provides more thanr 95,000 meals each year. Their "Bag Meal" program provides a meal "to go" for people who are working, or unable to get to "Elijah's Promise" during meal times.

"Fresh is Best" is a project which provides perishable and non-perishable food for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Culinary School: The Promise Jobs Culinary School offers a 17-week full-time, intensive training program that prepares participants for employment in the food service industry. Graduates are placed in jobs in some of the area's finest restaurants and institutions.
 
 
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  Tea Association of the United States
About tea; tea and health; tea industry careers; tea tours and others topics of interest. It describes the Tea Association, the Specialty Tea Institute and the Tea Council with featured articles.

“Tea is grown in thousands of tea gardens or estates around the world, resulting in thousands of flavorful variations. Like wines, each tea takes its name from the district in which it's grown, and each district is known for producing tea with unique flavor and character.” (quotes from their website)

 
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  Food History News
Is a food history publication, but also features a museum, a recipe directory and lists national food-related events across the country.

The publisher, Sandy Oliver, "founded the fireplace cooking program at Mystic Seaport Museum. She continues researching historic foodways, provides training programs in historic cooking for museum interpreters, speaks before professional and public audiences at museums, historical and culinary organizations. Sandy also consults on recreating historical foodways program for museums and the history of food generally." (quotes from their website)
 
 
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  Mid-Atlantic Tea Business Association
"The mission of the Mid-Atlantic Tea Business Association is to advance the knowledge of tea through networking and educational opportunities for the entrepreneur within the tea business . . . [their ] intention is to promote an increased awareness of the many tea-related businesses in our region rather than focusing on competition.  Essentially, we are tea professionals helping one another grow their business . . .The Association encompasses Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, and Delaware." (quotes from their website)
 
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  A Listing of all New Jersey Farmers Markets
This site comes from the Agricultural Marketing Service (US Department of Agriculture) listing all the Farmers Markets in the United States. The specific link we have included is to an alphabetical listing by City of all the Farmers Markets in New Jersey.
 
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  Pick Your Own Website
"Find and pick your own farm near you!!!  This website provides local listings of 'pick your own' (also called U-pick or PYO) farms in the United States, Canada, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and other countries. There are crop calendars for each local area to tell you what is available to pick throughout the year, local weather forecasts and really easy illustrated directions to show you how to make jam, jelly, salsa, pickles, spaghetti sauce, applesauce,  apple butter and 150 other recipes with step by step step directions to can, freeze, dry or preserve the harvest."
(from the "Pick Your Own" Website)
 
 

 
 

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