HandPicks for April 20th
What do tequila and chia pets have in common (besides being the keys to a good Friday night)? They're both part of this week's HandPicks!
Ch-ch-ch-what? Chia seeds have graduated from TV infomercial notoriety to be the new health snack craze. (via NPR.org)
Makizushi gets a laser-cut makeover, courtesy of a Japanese ad agency… (via HuffingtonPost.com)
Honeybees are going straight to the top… of the Waldorf Astoria! A collection of hives are being installed on top of the landmark hotel. (via NYDailyNews.com)
It must have been a tough job, but somebody had to do it… a guide to all things tequila. (via SeriousEats.com)
The Ecocentric blog has been nominated for a Webby award in the Green Category! We're psyched for this great organization to get some much-deserved recognition. (via EcocentricBlog.com)
Happy Friday everyone!
Starting its 20th season, Rhinebeck Farmers' Market is the best in the Hudson Valley.
Flying Pigs Farm's heritage pigs are raised right, enjoying beautiful open pasture, and clean, healthy feed and water.
Craig Haney manages animals with respect at upstate New York's Stone Barns.
Shinn Estates, a small vineyard on Long Island, New York, is producing big, bio-dynamic wines.
Heritage Foods is saving heritage breeds by buying them from family farmers.