Tax breaks and incentives for small farmers. Family farms and small businesses should be carved out of impending rise in the estate tax. This would encourage long term investment and would keep farms from having to be sold to developers to pay the tax man. It’s a really big deal. I am surprised more people are not talking about it.
-Steven Grasse, Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
“It won’t be too long until there’s a coffee roaster, brew pub, distillery and maybe a cacao artisan in every town,” said Bill Owens, president of the American Distilling Institute.
In the constantly expanding beverage business with as many choices and flavors as there are crayons in the box, rarely are we truly surprised by a new product. So you can imagine our bewilderment when we stumbled upon the fresh alcoholic venture by the creators of Hendricks Gin and Sailor Jerry Rum: Spodee, Wine with a Kick.
I had a list of last-minute Christmas gifts for foodies last year, and I thought they were some good ideas. I have five more ideas, and between the two lists, you should have no problem coming up with a gift for your favorite food lover at 11:59 p.m. on Christmas Eve.
We found 6 local places that have awesome food/booze gifts and are open on Christmas Eve, including one killer present you can buy even after Christmas Day. From beef jerky, to french cookies, to booze made from Sage, we’ve got your last minute-ness covered.