Read Up On It – For June 29th, 2012

A few weeks ago, we told you about how Two If By Sea’s Zane Kelsall was in the running for a $100,000 grant to start up his own coffee roasting business. Well, on Monday, it was announced that he did indeed get the grant. Congratulations! (Via CBC)

  • Remember when butter was a bad word? Well, if that was still the case, it seems like we all like to say bad words, and pay for it too. Butter sales are up. (via Advertising Age)
  • The city of Richmond, B.C., has recently hired a food blogger to write about eating and living in Richmond. To write every day, about what she eats in Richmond.  The Globe And Mail catches up with her.
  • Gilt Taste launched an app. I can’t afford to buy anything on it, but the recipes, many of them by Ruth Reichl, are pretty damn awesome. The NYT looks into it.