Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Reading Round Up: Trinidad Moruga Scorpion Edition

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What Happens to the Coke in Coca-Cola?

Greener times bring soap sprays back into fashion for gardeners battling pests

Stop Ripping Up Your Lawn To Grow Veggies

How One Man’s Invention Changed Food Access World-Wide

McDonald's To Debut The McBaguette In France

The 2 Million SHU Trinidad Moruga Scorpion Pepper Is the World’s Hottest

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Growing Tips for Rooftop Vegetable Gardening

Welcome to Bucolic Bushwick. Here you'll find advice on rooftop vegetable gardening, as well several plans for DIY self watering planters. Please share this page with others and help spread the vegetable gardening movement.

To celebrate my 5th gardening (and blogging) anniversary I've compiled a list of tips I wish someone told me before I started growing food on a rooftop.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Reading Round Up: Headless Chicken Solution Edition

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£200,000 test-tube burger marks milestone in future meat-eating

Michael Pollan's 'Food Rules' as a Stop-Motion Animation Video

Brown Rice Syrup Puts Arsenic In Organic Foods

Human-Made Photosynthesis to Revolutionize Food and Energy Production

Food Project Proposes Matrix-Style Vertical Chicken Farms

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Indoor Gardening Adventures Continue!

Last week I started a small indoor vegetable garden. My fall planted soybeans and carrots did not work on the roof so I'm trying again on the windowsill. So far I've successfully grown swiss chard, radishes and beets indoors, now I'm trying a few more vegetable varieties.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Reading Round Up: Double Dipping Edition

Is Universal Access to Good, Healthy Food Really a Problem?

Frito Pie and the Chip Technology that Changed the World

Cancer 'slowed by cooked tomatoes'

Aquaponics Start-Up in Long Island City Dreams Big

An Easy—and Now Proven—Way to Get People to Eat Better Foods

Thursday, February 2, 2012

DIY Fly Trap

This isn't gardening related, but it was so effective, easy and frugal I thought it was worth sharing anyway.