food

There has been much written about cooking and recipes and how they are analogous of the open source way—from The Magic Cauldron chapter in The Cathedral and the Bazaar, to websites dedicated to the idea, like forkthecookbook.com. There is also a particular meal that I think truly exemplifies the... Read more
2 comments Posted 26 Nov 2014 by Katie Osterdahl Feed
Open community, gardeners and food co-op
Tips for volunteer retention in open communities, from a software project to a co-op grocery store.
1 comment Posted 25 Nov 2014 by Shaun McCance Feed
Life is Beautiful cocktail recipe
We often say that open source is like a recipe. The source code, or "code recipe," is available for others to go by, modify, and change to their liking and to fit their preferences. Enjoy this cocktail recipe from Opensource.com contributor, frequent traveler, and OpenNMS CEO Tarus Balog.
0 comments Posted 21 Nov 2014 by Tarus Balog Feed
Our food system desperately needs change for the better. At Community Food Lab, we think critically and creatively about how this change can happen.
0 comments Posted 18 Nov 2014 by Erin White Feed
Lettuce farming field for Open Food Week
On revolutionizing American agribusiness from the ground up, one seed at a time. Could "open source" join the ranks of food labeling like "organic" and "fair trade"? Do patents threaten food security and national security at large? Should governments invest in public plant breeding?
4 comments Posted 17 Nov 2014 by Lisa M. Hamilton Feed
Michael Tiemann contemplates how agriculture and how we grow food could benefit from open source methods and software. FarmBot could be a great start. Find out more about how the farm could be the next frontier for open source.
3 comments Posted 2 Sep 2014 by Michael Tiemann (Red Hat) Feed
open source hunger solution
Co-authored by John Whitehead. For many people spring means a return to the bounty of fresh, local food from farmers markets. But for the one in five people in North Carolina who are facing hunger, that bounty is not an option. This was the challenge that we—a high-tech marketer and an engineer... Read more
4 comments Posted 28 Apr 2014 by Margaret Gifford Feed
flour + butter + stuff
We like to use the analogy that open source is like a recipe. It's a great way to explain what open source is to non-technical folks. Last year, this pumpkin spice latte recipe was popular with our community. So, we thought it would be fun to share more recipes with you this year. We collected some... Read more
0 comments Posted 10 Dec 2013 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
open source car design
Each year automobile companies try to predict what new features consumers will want in their cars. If their predictions are right, they are richly rewarded with increased car sales. If they are wrong, they suffer the financial consequences. But wait, is that the best way to design cars? What if car... Read more
1 comment Posted 1 Nov 2012 by Phil Shapiro Feed
If you are what you eat, do you have any idea what you are? In an increasing push for nutrition transparency, you'll soon at least know how many calories you're taking in, whether you want to or not.
2 comments Posted 8 Apr 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed

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