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Anthony Lamas, Bobby Benjamin to face off in farmers market chef competition

To mark the opening of the St. Matthews farmers market at Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Store, 3738 Lexington Rd, Sunday June 1, Louisville chefs Bobby Benjamin of La Coop: Bistro a Vins and Anthony Lamas of Seviche will compete in an Iron Chef-type competition at 1 p.m.

They will be given a main ingredient, which they will then supplement with other fresh, locally sourced ingredients purchased from the farmers market to create a dish on the fly. They will be judged based on taste, originality, healthiness and the ability of people to make the dishes at home. (That last requirement is always included in these contests, and is usually laughable.) Continue reading Anthony Lamas, Bobby Benjamin to face off in farmers market chef competition

Rainbow Blossom to screen “American Meat” documentary

Wednesday, April 16, at 6:4- p.m., Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Store, Gardiner Lane Shopping Center will partner with Slow Food Bluegrass to show the documentary film “American Meat,” about chicken, cattle and hog production in the United States.

Like some other recent documentary investigations, the film contrasts industrial meat production, which uses large-scale feed lots, confined feeding houses and corn-based feeds with raising animals on open pasture, using grass as the main feed source, and thoughtful management of the resources and carrying capacity of the land. Farmer Joel Salatin, a critic of Big Agriculture, will be one focus of the film. Continue reading Rainbow Blossom to screen “American Meat” documentary