Diane’s Dish on… Apples | The Daily Meal

Diane Henderiks, nutritionist and personal chef, talks about apples

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

My wife obsesses on apples.  This story gives you a few reasons why she’s right to do it.

See on www.thedailymeal.com


At Brew, Success Trickles Down : News : The Ticker

For Melissa and Sean Kickbush, brewing a strong pot of joe has become more than a morning routine: it’s become a career, and now their success is creating a bit of a local economic wave.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

This is a great article about the power of local economy in real-life. Thanks to Melissa and Sean at Brew for creating such a great place.  I must admit to using it as my “third place” a lot.  In fact, my colleagues at MLUI often use it as our alternate conference room for meetings.  Cheers too to Beth Milligan for covering the story.

See on www.theticker.tc

Best Day to Buy Groceries for a Bargain — Savings Experiment – DailyFinance

The Savings Experiment discusses the best day and time to go grocery shopping in order to get the lowest prices.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

Hey food purchasers out there.  Not sure if this’ll work in our specialized world of local food but take a peek at this little life-hack.  Shop for your groceries on Wednesdays and save.  This is right up there with the airline booking factoid of always purchasing tickets on Tuesdays.  Who can keep up?

See on www.dailyfinance.com

Wind Turbine Syndrome Is a Communicable Disease

In the past several years, scores of people living near wind farms have claimed to have been sickened by noise from the rotating blades. They have complained of everything from headaches and depression to conjunctivitis and nosebleeds.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

First heard about this on NPR.  We are amazing things we humans.  Think of the implications of this phenomenon on organizational group-think.  Wow.

See on www.slate.com

Vote for Best Food Truck in the Sacramento Area – KCRA 3 A-List

32 nominees for Best Food Truck in the Sacramento, CA area. Vote for businesses like Mama Kim On the Go!, Tres Hermanos Taco Truck, Drewski’s Hot Rod Kitchen, Local Kine Shave Ice… (Have you voted for your favorite FOOD truck from Sacramento?

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

So Sacramento has a problem with food trucks.  Seems they’ve got so many they actually have to pick a “best-of” from 32 nominees.  Would it were that my home town had this problem.

See on kcra.cityvoter.com

Trainsforming America: Advocating for More Robust Rail [VIDEO]

What would we gain from investing in rail, especially high-speed rail? In short, lots: in a new documentary experts discuss the environmental, economic, and human health benefits.

Bill Palladino – MLUI‘s insight:

Our transporation expert, James Bruckbauer [@jimbruckb] has been working hard to make the pieces of trail transport fall together here in Michigan.  A lot of news on this front coming from Detroit by way of Lansing.

See on sustainablecitiescollective.com