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Toni Tiemann
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  • Amsterdam, NY
  • United States
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Tim Foisie commented on Toni Tiemann's blog post 'The Problem with The Kitchn’s 'How to Talk About Food Without Sounding Like a Snob''
"Agree and well summed up: be appreciative and interested and not judgmental. Everyone's taste varies so being careful in how one treads there... perhaps being descriptive but remembering the point above. Fact-based and scientific analysis can…"
Mar 29, 2020

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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
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Farm Girl Turned Urban Extraordinaire
A bit about me:
Originally from the family farm in Upstate New York, I recently moved to Boston to attend Northeastern University as a journalism major/music industry minor. I have a love of all things music, writing and the great outdoors! My first co-op internship was at Farm Aid, where I was introduced to the stellar inner-workings of HOMEGROWN.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Black Bean Veggie Burgers with Grilled Veggies and a Basil/Rosemary Sweet Potato Side...Nom Nom!
Currently reading:
The Plague - Albert Camus
Currently listening to:
Modest Mouse, The Meters, Fela Kuti, Foxygen, Allah-Las, Rubblebucket, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, the list goes on and on...
My latest DIY project:
There isn't much past cooking projects, but hopefully change is on its way!
How did you find HOMEGROWN.org?
Farm Aid-er!
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Toni Tiemann's Blog

The Problem with The Kitchn’s 'How to Talk About Food Without Sounding Like a Snob'

Earlier this week, The Kitchn posted an article titled, "How to Talk About Food Without Sounding Like a Snob." The piece collected and shared thoughts and advice from various food writers on how people can talk about food without getting all high and mighty. The post provided a ton of valid tidbits, mostly about taste and ingredients, but it seemed no one recognized the power of conversation—that…


Posted on November 19, 2014 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

5 Reasons Why I Love Farmers Markets

For HOMEGROWN types, shopping at the farmers market is a given, right? It’s simple: support local farmers, get fresh produce. But for others, it’s not that obvious.


Last weekend I took two of my friends from Northeastern University to the SoWA Open Market here in Boston, which includes a farmers market, as well as food trucks and artisan vendors. We picked up some of the usual suspects: squash, tomatoes, corn, peppers, eggplant,…


Posted on August 5, 2013 at 2:59pm — 1 Comment

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At 2:48pm on August 6, 2013, Jennifer said…

Hello, my dear! So glad you're here—but now that I know you have a nom-nomulicious black-bean burger recipe, I'm gonna weasel it out of you! Drool. Thanks so much for being a part of HOMEGROWN.

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