Amber Stott

Amber Stott I'm passionate about food and about the environment. I'm a nonprofit fundraiser by day; book-reading fiend by night; plant-hugging backyard farmer early in the morning.

Web Site: http://awakeatthewhisk.blogspot.com/


Libraries and the Food Movement

May 26, 2014

Libraries play one of the most important roles in our food movement. Tucked quietly inside their brick walls lies free access to food literacy, which itself may be the most The post...

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Dine Downtown Week

Jan 12, 2014

It’s Dine Downtown Week hosted by Downtown Sacramento Partnership, and that means great food and great deals abound. What is Dine Downtown? Local Sacramento restaurants sign up to participate in a...

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Melt: A Macaroni and Cheese Cookbook Review

Nov 23, 2013

It’s cookbook season: the time of year we all turn to the kitchen to recreate family favorites to share. It’s also the season when we look for inspiration from new The post Melt: A Macaroni...

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Sacramento: Food Innovation Capital of the World

Nov 13, 2013

How would you define Sacramento as an agricultural region? What sets our food scene apart? A friend recently posed this question to me. She’s serving on a workgroup trying to The post...

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3 Tips to Teach Food Literacy to Kids during October Unprocessed

Oct 15, 2013

This month, I join my food blog friends across the nation to celebrate October Unprocessed! Andrew Wilder of the blog Eating Rules created the event to help readers become more The post 3... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...

9 Great Alaskan Adventures

Aug 26, 2013

Alaska! America’s last wild frontier has left a lasting impression on me. A week after my great Alaskan vacation, my hair still smells of campfire and my pants of smoked The post 9 Great... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...

Sacramento Farmers & Chefs Project

Jul 9, 2013

Early this year, I walked into a party and saw a familiar face. “How do I know you?” I asked. “I don’t know. You look very familiar, too,” said the The post Sacramento Farmers & Chefs... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...

Recipe: Pesto and greens pizza

May 22, 2013

When it comes to filling my locavore fix, the Sacramento region has no shortage of farms for me to choose from. Feeding Crane Farms is one of my favorites! Let The post Pesto & Greens... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website f...

Recipe: Rhubarb French toast

May 11, 2013

I was recently asked what fruit or vegetable I would want to be. I picked rhubarb. Rhubarb represents my roots: my grandma’s recipes, my parents’ backyard garden, and carefree summers [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for f...

Hank Shaw Wins James Beard Award

May 3, 2013

Wow! My friend Hank Shaw just won the James Beard award for his food blog, Hunter Angler Gardener Cook. This award is the Mac Daddy of food writing awards. If [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and...

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