Little Szechuan II on the Way and Morning Roundup

MPR talks to Danny Schwartzman of Common Roots about how to measure local food use, Well Fed Guide to Life visits the Dancing Ganesha, the Herkimer is offering a $500 cash prize for its Nov. 21 mini-burger eating contest (entry fee $25; details in this screenshot), and Little Szechuan II is coming soon. Also: The diametric opposite of the mini-burger eating contest may be the SNAP challenge, organized by the nonprofit group Open Arms — the challenge being surviving on $27.65 a week for food.