From the Mayor’s Office!!!!:
5 p.m. – starting at the Friendly House!
Worcester Mayor Joseph M. Petty will be leading a Mayor’s Walk around the Wall Street portion of the Grafton Hill neighborhood this evening …
… from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
We will be starting at Friendly House (36 Wall St.), then moving on to the former El Morocco site, and finally stopping at Westerman’s (50 Suffolk St.).
The Mayor will be joined by fellow elected officials, members of the administration, service providers and neighborhood group representatives.
Don’t forget! Tomorrow! REC Beaver Brook Farmers Market – across the street from Foley Stadium!
Veggies at ICT head honcho Rosalie’s shack:
She’s growing a 5-foot-tall tomato plant but ZERO tomato buds! What the?????
A friend gave R this corn yesterday – straight from the farmer’s farm! Thank you, friend!
P.S. Here’s a great Italiano recipe from PETA.ORG!
Put the brakes on animal cruelty/American factory farms!
EAT LESS MEAT!!!!
Giambotta – Southern Italian Vegetable Stew!
Also spelled Ciambotta, this is a traditional dish hailing from Southern Italy!
It’s comfort food at its finest — and simplest!
1 Tbsp. oil or water…Saute in frying pan:
1 large yellow onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, diced
3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
Add to big pot filled with 1/2 cup water or vegetable broth and 1 (28-oz.) can of fire-roasted diced tomatoes:
3 medium carrots, peeled and diced
1 medium eggplant, chopped into 1-inch pieces
2 large yellow potatoes, peeled and chopped
2 red bell peppers, seeded and diced
2 medium zucchini or summer squash, diced
Spice it up with:
2 bay leaves, fresh or dried
1 tsp. dried thyme
1 tsp. dried parsley
1 tsp. dried tarragon
1 tsp. salt
Freshly ground pepper
1/2 cup (10 to 12 leaves) chopped basil
Cook in pot to taste…enjoy!
Copyright 2015 Compassionate Cooks, LLC. Reprinted and adapted from The 30-Day Vegan Challenge: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Healthfully and Living Compassionately by permission of the author, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau