What We're Reading

August 16, 2013 | by ALEXANDRA VOYATZAKIS | Pursuits

Muriel Olivares, Miami
Muriel Olivares' Little River Market Garden CSA provides fresh produce for 35 families each season. (image via

Meet one of the greenest women in Miami and find out how she’s helping change the way we think about our food—and where it comes from. [Huffington Post]

Ten things to know about Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z before hitting their Legends of Summer show at Sun Life Stadium, tonight. Are you ready? [Miami]

Art is practically a way of life in Miami, but who knew we'd need a checklist to tell us whether we're an "art snob" or not? [Miami New Times]

Lunchtime just got interesting. The Fort Lauderdale Museum of Science lets kids learn all about insects and arachnids, and then... eat them. It's part of a new “Edible Bugs” exhibit. [Miami Herald]

Speaking of lunch, local food historian Mandy Baca has released a new book, The Sizzling History of Miami Cuisine: Cortaditos, Stone Crab, and Empanadas, which traces Miami food culture from the Tequesta Indians to today. Here, Baca is interviewed by WLRN host Bonnie Berman, along with two other local food and wine experts. [WLRN]

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