Thursday, June 28, 2012
A Beautiful Sight, Melons Are Finally Here!
I was getting ready to hand pollinate the melon flowers when I found a few surprises hiding beneath the foliage.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Reading Round Up: Vitamin Donuts Edition
Innovative pizza vending machine really delivers
Lunch: An Urban Invention
Antibiotic-Free Meat Map Launched for Consumers
Poll: Americans Don't Want Antibiotics in Their Meat
Fake meat: is science fiction on the verge of becoming fact?
Vitamin Donuts, WWII
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Reading Round Up: Yam Edition
Eeeek!: Cooked squid inseminates woman’s “tongue, cheek and gums”
Bronx could get biggest rooftop farm in the world under Bloomberg administration plan
I Think, Therefore I Yam: When farmland is scarce, will we all eat roots and tubers?
Growing Power CEO Explains Urban Farming To Stephen Colbert
This Is the Food We'll Eat on Mars
A Budget-Friendly Guide to Organic Fertilizer and Soil Amendments
Thursday, June 14, 2012
More First Fruits
The garden is steadily growing. The recent cool, wet weather has kept me extra vigilant for signs of disease, but so far nothing has appeared. Let's hope it stays that way!
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Reading Round Up: Milkmaid Edition
Milkmaid smart jug texts you when the milk goes bad
PBS Video - Food Forward: Urban Farming
Speedy gardening: Quick-ripening vegetables you'll love
Mushroom processing machine
Poor and fat: The real class war
Thursday, June 7, 2012
First Fruit 2012
The garden is doing very well. So far there have been no signs of disease and minimal signs of insect pests.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Reading Round Up: Space Bread Edition
How to bake bread in space
The future of food: Five frontiers
Dangerous foods - don't eat these at home
A Genetic Cure for Tomato Rot
Tomato Genome Gets Fully Sequenced -- Paves Way to Healthier Fruits, Veggies