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 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.