When it comes to culture, we’re interested in lots of it… music, art, sports, and most of all, food. Here’s what we’re into this week:
1. 31 Things to Cook In October | BuzzFeed
One of our favorite things about fall — other than the occasional sprinkle of pumpkin spice — is the seasonal produce. This list highlights the best of autumn –from blackberries and Brussels sprouts to figs and sweet potatoes — and how to use it all in a month’s worth of culinary adventures.
2. Super Size: The Dizzying Grandeur of 21st-Century Agriculture | The New York Times
George Steinmetz spent the last year photographing the sheer mass of the industrial food system, capturing the mammoth systematic (and sometimes chaotic) scenes that provide a glimpse into the realities of modern farming.
Luke from Gilmore Girls is coming to a coffee shop near you. To celebrate the return and the 16th anniversary of the show’s premiere, cast members are taking over 200 coffee shops across America and hosting pop-up “Luke’s Diners.”
Start preparing for Halloween now with costume inspiration from the characters of some of your favorite movies and TV shows — we’ll just cue the Stranger Things and Game of Thrones references now.
5. Turning Derelict Buildings into an Urban Farm in Detroit | Munchies
In modern-day Detroit, you’ll find an array of innovators, forward-thinkers, and social entrepreneurs — each working to move the city past its early-century hardships. Take Tyson Gersh, for instance. He’s taking advantage of low housing prices and existing infrastructure to create urban farming initiatives that provide the surrounding area with organic food.