Hungry For Linkage: More Women Chefs + Pinterest Adds Recipe Search + Whole Foods Bans Sludge

Food news and headlines from Northern Virginia

With Time publishing “Gods of Food,” which detailed the leaders of the culinary world and left out women completely, the story of women in the kitchen has been a major media theme. New York Times studies the numbers of women as chefs. [NYT] 

The Heavy Seas Alehouse adds Chef de Cuisine Marc Kennedy, most recently of Arlington’s McCormick & Schmick, in preparation for its February opening in Rosslyn. The restaurant takes its name from its owner: the Baltimore craft brewery Heavy Seas. 

Governor McAuliffe announces Fauquier and Stafford are among the Virginia counties receiving $149,678.46 in farmland preservation grants, with a goal of conserving 400,000 acres across Virginia. [Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe]

Pinterest adds new recipe search features. [Pinterest]

Whole Foods bans all produce made with “sludge,” a type of biosolid fertilizer. [NPR]