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Pinup Locavores

A new calendar features Hudson Valley purveyors.

By Aileen Gallagher

Crimes Against Seasonality

Which restaurant is guilty of having asparagus and English peas on the menu in September?

By Daniel Maurer

Giant Cardboard Tubes of Farm Crops Coming to Art Museum

At Grub Street, we generally only encounter natural, growing things when they arrive dead, on our plates, at restaurants. But P.S. 1, unlike us, has committed to growing crops along the locavore model. In giant cardboard tubes. As part of an installation. You'll understand when you read about it on Vulture. P.S. 1 Young Architect Winners Would Like You to Eat Cabbage This Summer [Vulture] Related: Video: My Empire of Dirt

Per Se Raises Prices; Shill for Whole Foods, Win Food

You’re going to regret not going to Per Se the last time you had a chunk of change to burn: Thomas Keller’s luxe restaurant has raised prices for both the regular and vegetarian menus to $275 for nine courses. [Bottomless Dish/Citysearch] Violence continues in the Flatiron club district, as two men were arrested for stabbing a patron and a bouncer at Club Spy after a fight erupted in the VIP room. [NYP] As part of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Green the Capitol project, the cafeterias are getting a locavore makeover, with the goal to sell as much locally grown, organic food as possible. [WP]