Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Reading Round Up: Newlyweds Edition
Farm cultivates job, community involvement in Englewood, IL.
NYC’s urban agriculture potential
Sign Up for the the Big Brooklyn Seed Exchange
How They Got There: A Q&A With Rooftop Farmer Annie Novak
Free Preparedness E-Books
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Not the Kind of Excitement I Was Looking For
Last Friday's storm tore down a cage from one of the Garden Patch Grow Boxes. Surprisingly, the Yellow Perfection tomato plant survived and only 2 tomatoes were lost in the collapse! The main stem bent, but did not break. The fun isn't over yet though, let's see if it survives Hurricane Irene.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Reading Round Up: Locust Souffle Edition
The 'heart attack proof' diet?
PBS Video: Seeds of progress: How urban farming is changing Detroit’s future
Master Gardener: Use the 'good' bugs in your garden to control 'bad' ones
Buy Local, the Bloomberg Says
How to Cook in the Dorm Room
Thursday, August 18, 2011
The Thrill is Gone
Now that I've eaten the Tasty Bites melon there is nothing new in the garden to look forward to. I'm already thinking about what to plant next year, ha! It's okay though, the other plants are still going strong.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Reading Round Up: Food Defense Edition
Big City Farms converts vacant urban lots to vegetable and fruit producing gardens.
Restaurants, farmers struggle to localize Tampa menus
Toad-stooly amazing! Gardeners stunned by mega mushroom which weighs the same as a small baby
Going Organic Cuts Poultry Farms’ “Superbug” Bacteria in Single Generation
Allotments Lead to “Staggering” 51% Fall in Anti-social Behaviour
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Harvesting Ripe Cantaloupe, I'm So Excited
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Reading Round Up: Agriburbia Edition
Train your brain to crave healthy foods
Harnessing the abundance of urban orchards
Chew on This: More Mastication Cuts Calorie Intake by 12 Percent
Talented Japanese Chef Makes Edible Star Wars Art
Crime spree? Gardeners' trucks stolen for equipment in West Los Angeles
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Steady As She Goes
Nothing exciting going on in the garden right now, I'm just waiting for the Tasty Bites melon and King Crimson pepper plants to mature.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Reading Round Up: Mushroom Death Suit Edition
That’s Not Trash, That’s Dinner
Enjoy Park Greenery, City Says, but Not as Salad
Defying a Stereotype With Gourmet Dishes
Farm life drawing more urban students
Earn Your Certificate in Commercial Urban Agriculture