Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Reading Round Up: John Ameroso Edition

Bucolic Bushwick 2010 Vegetable Seedlings

Happy New Year Everyone!  Did you enjoy the holidays?  Were you in town for the blizzard?  I was in Chicago visiting family at the time.  Snow in NYC is magical for about a day and then it gets disgusting so I'm glad I avoided that headache.

A NY urban farming pioneer retires.  Thank you for your service Mr. Ameroso.

Mmm, make Marky Mark Macaroni Salad.  I'm still trying to figure out how to add more m's to that sentence, if you have any suggestions feel free to post them in the comments section.

Sugar plums have nothing to do with plums.

Live near the ocean? Farm seaweed.

Maria Rodale lists her Top 10 Farm-to-Table Restaurants.  Three are in NYC!

French farmer jailed in a fatal shooting over truffles.

CNN covers high tech farming in city centers.

Harvest water from the air.

Expect higher corn and bean prices at the grocery store.

Wow, almost 60% of New Zealanders have taken up vegetable gardening in the past year.

Clean polluted water with banana peels.

Also, is this the end of cheap bananas?

If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em!

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