Thursday, August 22, 2013
The Beginning of the End
With August winding down so too is the rooftop garden. The Serenade melon plants were retired, On Deck corn plants were removed and I think the pepper plants will be next. The tomato plants are hanging on, I think a couple will last till frost.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Reading Round Up: Pickle Index Edition
The Pickle Index
Cronut Burger: Canada's Brazen Move in Great Pastry Wars of 2013
A WWII Propaganda Campaign Popularized the Myth That Carrots Help You See in the Dark
Trader Joe’s ‘pirate’ buys goods in Washington state then sells them in Vancouver for a profit
Colorado Vault Is Fort Knox For The World's Seeds
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Melons On the Way
The tomato harvest is sadly winding down. I'm already missing my daily tomato snack, but other crops are stepping up to take its place.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Reading Round Up: Ramen Burger Edition
Ramen Burger’s Inventor Talks About the Food Craze Eclipsing the Cronut
Graft Tableware: Biodegradable Utensils that Look Like Vegetables
Fruit Breeder Creates Cotton-Candy-Flavored Grapes
Feeding the Kiddie: A brief history of the children’s menu.
How Sleep Deprivation Makes Us Want to Eat Fat
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Gardening Highs and Lows
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Reading Round Up: New Apples Edition
The First Lab-Grown Hamburger Is Served
New York City’s First Rooftop Farm – circa 1904
A Kit To Grow Bugs At Home, To Eat!
Another Small Aquaponics System for the Not So Handy: The Blue Green Box
New Apple Varieties: Ladies and Gentlemen, Get Ready to Taste SnapDragon and RubyFrost
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Tomatoes and More on the Way
The harvest is picking up. All varieties of tomatoes, 1 pepper and 1 corn ear were harvested this week. Melons, potatoes and soybeans will be ready in the coming weeks.