Get ready, Chicago!

We’re headed to the 3rd Annual Pastoral Artisan Producer Festival on the 27th of April. Make your travel plans now–there will be plenty of great food to taste. This a FREE tasting and meet-the-maker event featuring producers of artisan cheese, bread, beer, wine, charcuterie, confections, and other food stuffs. John and Aubrey from Zingerman’s Creamery … Continued

Tasty Excerpts and Recipes

Zingerman’s 4th Annual Camp Bacon is coming soon and to help get everyone prepared, we’re sharing tasty excerpts and recipes from Ari’s book, Zingerman’s Guide to Better Bacon over at the Zingerman’s Community blog. We’ll be sharing some here too! Death of a Slaughterman In Adventures of a Bacon Curer, one-named British author Maynard (“may-NARD”) mentions a … Continued

A Pocket Book of Bacon

Working with the folks at Zingerman’s Mail Order, we’ve put together a pocket book of bacon. This little keepsake primer comes to you with your first shipment of the Bacon Club! It includes a bit of bacon history, a quick-read glossary, information on smoke & cure, and instructions for cooking it–from the microwave, to the … Continued

Handmade Books

We’ve been busy cutting papers, punching holes, and sewing… books! Our little chapbook on Sardines was a hit at the State of the Book last month, and our Wisconsin Cheese book caused quite a stir of excitement at the Wisconsin Cheese Conference recently. Each of these titles are part of a first edition of handmade … Continued

Sustainable Business and Bacon at Muddy’s

On Thursday, October 18th Ari will be at Muddy’s Bakeshop in Memphis, Tennessee talking about two of his favorite subjects, sustainable business and bacon. If you’re not familiar with our friends at Muddy’s, here’s a clip from their website that gives a great picture of what Kat and the gang do very well: Muddy’s is … Continued

The State of the Book and Ari’s Thoughts on Books

The State of the Book This Saturday, October 6th, 10 am-7 pm the University of Michigan will co-host a literary symposium called The State of the Book at Rackham Auditorium. Free to the public, this event will focus on Michigan writers in partnership with several nonprofit literary organizations. The schedule of events is absolutely stellar. … Continued

Horizon Books Event on the Horizon

Join Ari on Saturday, September 22nd at 2:30 pm at Horizon Books in Traverse City. He’ll speak about the themes of his two most recent books, Zingerman’s Guide to Good Leading, Part 1; A Lapsed Anarchist’s Approach to Building a Great Business, and Zingerman’s Guide to Good Leading, Part 2: A Lapsed Anarchist’s Approach to … Continued

Chocolate Gravy in Chapel Hill

Chocolate Gravy? Yes, that’s right. We’re cooking up bacon in Chapel Hill, North Carolina tonight! Our friends at Southern Season will be hosting Ari and a slew of good food. Sign up via the link below! Bringing Home the Bacon: Zingerman’s Guide to Better Bacon August 2, 2012 6:00 PM $50.00 Menu: Pasta Alla Gricia … Continued

Bacon, Booze, and Sustainable Business Night

Join the Death’s Door Team at the Middleton Distillery, local chefs, and Ari Weinzweig for a great event! Ari Weinzweig will discuss with guests the Zingerman’s approach to food and business with some key points from the company’s three (3) books which Ari will also be signing afterward. The discussion and book signing will be … Continued

Bringing Home the Bacon at the Cheese School

Ari will join our friends at the Cheese School of San Francisco on Friday, June 29th to discuss sustainable business and the Zingerman’s approach to food, all through the lens of bacon. That’s right. Crispy, salty, wonderful bacon. We’ll taste bacons from six of the producers featured in Ari’s book, “Zingerman’s Guide to Better Bacon.”