Global Potluck

A global forum for students around the world to connect with each other and share about their cultures through food.

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Grow Utah First: Class Act

| September 21, 2012 | 5 Comments
Grow Utah First: Class Act

Based on Time Bank concepts of exchanging time and talent as a way to build caring community economies, Grow Utah First is a statewide initiative that seeks to promote sustainable living. Taking an interdisciplinary approach of art, education, and environmental sustainability, this private-public partnership aims to grow all the food consumed in Utah in Utah, […]

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Awesome Food: Please Vote Global Potluck!

| September 2, 2012 | 2 Comments
Awesome Food: Please Vote Global Potluck!

Want to see more classrooms around the world connect through food? Please help Ariel lead Global Potluck, an online forum where students around the world connect and share about their cultures through food. As some of you may know, it started as a “culinary correspondence” between a French elementary school and a fifth grade class […]

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Epoisses Cheese – A French Delicacy: Global Potluck

| May 8, 2012 | 1 Comment
Epoisses Cheese – A French Delicacy: Global Potluck

The students of Semur-en-Auxois, France share another culinary part of their rich culture in this most recent installment of Global Potluck, a global forum for students around the world to connect with each other and share about their cultures through food. What is Epoisses?  Source: http://annavanel.free.fr/Images/071108/IMG_2664a.JPG Epoisses has two meanings: it is the name of […]

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Barbecue…from North Carolina to France: Global Potluck

| April 3, 2012 | 1 Comment
Barbecue…from North Carolina to France: Global Potluck

The next installment of the Global Potluck correspondence includes short oral histories about barbecue by students in Bakersville, North Carolina.   Like cheese in France, “barbecue” in the Southeastern US is specific to certain regions.  Many South Carolinians prefer mustard-based sauces, Alabamians are known for their “white” mayonnaise varieties, Texans opt for smoked beef brisket, and Louisianans […]

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La Galette des Rois (or King’s Cake) Tradition: Global Potluck

| February 6, 2012 | 1 Comment
La Galette des Rois (or King’s Cake) Tradition: Global Potluck

La Galette des Rois By: Students in Semur-en-Auxois, France What is la galette des rois? The galette des rois, or king’s cake, is a traditional cake that is eaten during the Christmas season in many countries including France, Belgium, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Canada, and the United States.  In France alone, there are many […]

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