China Ranch Date Farm

China Ranch Date Farm is rich in history. The Old Spanish Trail is within walking distance, as is the historic Tonopah and Tidewater railroad bed. If you are interested in learning more about the wildlife, plants or history of the area, try the interpretive guided nature walks. Learn about the geology, botany, birds, and early …

Permaculture

Photo: Permaculture coloring book Permaculture = Designing human settlements and agricultural systems that are modeled on the relationships found in natural ecologies. Headlines Permaculture Jobs, Sustainable Living and Endless Travel Celebrations First Sunday in May International Permaculture Day http://www.permacultureday.org – @PermacultureDay https://www.facebook.com/InternationalPermacultureDay http://www.permacultureday.info http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-05-05/international-permaculture-day/5430574 – @ABCenvironment Regrarians For over 20 years our family have travelled …

Mexican Food outside of Mexico

Eat Mexican Food Mexican Food Outside Mexico Australia Moctezuma Melbourne: Los Amates @losamatesau https://www.facebook.com/LosAmatesAU Czech Republic Prague – Las Adelitas England London – Mestizos (Camdentown) Taquieria (Westbonne Grove) Wahaca (http://twitter.com/wahaca) Germany Berlin – Maria Bonita (Facebook) Danziger Strasse 33 Netherlands Amsterdam – Los Pilones South Africa Cape Town – San Julian – kurt’s blog, ron’s …

Kitchen

RoofDog Kitchen = a room or area where food is prepared and cooked. RoofDog Is there access to a kitchen? = ¿Hay acceso a una cocina? Oaxaca, Mexico Thinking about categories that should be added to accommodation listings. Why would you visit fabulous markets and not have the opportunity to prepare a meal? Exploring this …

Culinary Tourism

Culinary tourism is hungry for new ideas. Culinary tourism is defined as the pursuit of unique and memorable eating and drinking experiences. By combining travel with these edible experiences, culinary tourism offers both locals and tourists alike an authentic taste of place in our bountiful province. – ontarioculinary.com A growing area of culinary tourism is …

Cooking Classes

Buzzwords Cooking Class = Lesson in preparing a meal. Oaxaca https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g150801-Activities-c36-t203-Oaxaca_Southern_Mexico.html   Las Vegas https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g45963-Activities-c36-t203-Las_Vegas_Nevada.html   Planeta.com Food, Health and Cultivating Communities Culinary Tourism Markets

Tequila

Poster: What are your favorite tequilas? Mexico’s beloved drink is produced in Tequila, Jalisco a small town that lies in the shadow of a volcano. The Drink Fields of orderly rows of agave tequilana surround the remote town, an hour north of Guadalajara. The prickly blue agave plant dominates the valleys, although you’ll see a …

A Gathering of Oaxaca’s Traditional Cooks (2018)

Photo: Melissa Biggs April 25-28 Segundo Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales de Oaxaca (Second Meeting of Traditional Cooks of Oaxaca) Oaxaca City’s Plaza de la Danza hosts the Second Meeting of Traditional Cooks of the Oaxaca (Segundo Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales de Oaxaca). More than 50 cooks from the eight regions of the state will attend. The event coincides …

Comer con los ojos = Feast for the eyes

Poster Recommended Viewing: Comer con los Ojos (Feast for the Eyes), a Spanish-language video series featured on YouTube and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Comercnlosojos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdESHuIv18qNdH9wFmC6xpQ Kudos Mónica Gracia Manrique Latest episode #10: Patrimonio Culinario y Ferias Gastronomicas (Culinary Heritage and Gastronomic Fairs) Tenemos la entrevista con la Dra. Melissa Biggs (@melisu_b), destacada investigadora de las cocina mexicanas, quien nos …

Food, Health and Cultivating Communities

Photo: Caldo de Piedra Planeta.com’s Food, Health and Cultivating Communities dialogue highlights local food and slow food and everything delicious! Discussion continues on a number of social web channels, including Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. “Come hungry,” says Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. “Foodies play a critical role in developing conscious and responsible travel and ecotourism, Choosing what …