Sunday, October 31, 2010

Reading Round Up: Candy Corn Edition

Bushwick Rooftop Container Garden Pea Plant

Happy Halloween everybody!

Read about the history of candy corn and candy psychopaths at the Atlantic's pre-Halloween series. Candy psychopaths would make a fantastic band name.

Here's an interesting use for pumpkins.

A Washington man eats nothing but potatoes for 2 months.

Montreal gets the world's first commercial-scale rooftop greenhouse.

I hope this is true, maybe I'll do this after my annual Halloween candy binge, reduce body fat by drinking vinegar.

Burlington, VT gets a roving vegetable stand.

In Iowa the race for Secretary of Agriculture will be a bellwether of our national attitudes towards food and agricultural policy.

Food and community grow together.

London gets its first indoor inner-city farm.

Global market research firm Mintel reports vegetable gardening will be a major trend in 2011.

Cleveland, OH has the largest urban agriculture district in the US.

View a rap video about organic dairy.

Live in a ghost town. This isn't food related but I wanted to share it anyway.  I couldn't live there year round, but it would perfect as an unusual break from from city life.

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1 comment:

  1. Let me know how the vinegar drinking goes. I might indulge myself. :-P


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