Growing, Harvesting and Eating the Jerusalem Artichoke

Jerusalem Artichokes

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November 10, 2013

The Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), also called sunroot, sunchoke, earth apple or topinambour, is a species of sunflower native to eastern North America, and found from eastern Canada and Maine west to North Dakota, and south to northern Florida and Texas.[1] Continue reading

How Cooking Can Change Your Life

Basil, Green Pepper, Tomatillos and Jalapeño Pepper

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The RSA May 30, 2013

This is an unedited version of the talk that Michael Pollan did at the RSA yesterday. Unfortunately, due to technical problems the very beginning of the live stream was missed but the usual edited video of our event will be available in a couple of weeks.

Renowned activist and author Michael Pollan argues that cooking is one of the simplest and most important steps people can take to improve their family’s health, build communities, fix our broken food system, and break our growing dependence on corporations.

Chaired by Tim Lang, professor of Food Policy at City University London.

Listen to the podcast of the full event including audience Q&A: http://www.thersa.org/__data/assets/f…

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Our Strange TV Food World by Joseph Natoli

by Joseph Natoli
Guest Writer
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February 21, 2013

Day Sixty Five

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Gulliver’s Travels in Food & Farming: Chronicle Two

“[O]ur culture’s food madness tips into food psychosis, at least among those with keen appetites and the means to indulge them.” — Frank Bruni, “Dinner and Derangement,” NYTimes October 18, 2011

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Gulliver’s Travels in Food, Gardening and Cooking: Chronicle One by Joseph Natoli

by Joseph Natoli
Guest Writer
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Sept. 28, 2012

Summer 2009: Juliet Tomatoes

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My maternal grandmother grew tomato plants in huge coffee cans on a rooftop veranda in Brooklyn. Before that in a town called Patti (Greek for “on the shore”) on the Bay of Patti in Sicily, she made bread for the burgher class and pastries for the Baron and his family, a Sicilian version of Downton Abbey. The “contadini” made their own bread. She owned a filbert grove (nocciolanoc; namesd after St. Philibert whose feast day coincided with the ripening of the nut) and fed a neighbor’s hog which she received half of at butchering time. Continue reading

Gardening By Cuisine: Growing an Italian Garden

Yummy Juliet Tomatoes

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Collard Greens, So Good For You

Flowering Collard Greens

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Updated: Sept. 7, 2012 added another video recipe

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Text from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collard_greens
May 20, 2011

“Nutritional information

Collard Greens

Widely considered to be a healthy food, collards are good sources of vitamin C and soluble fiber and contain multiple nutrients with potent anti-cancer properties, such as diindolylmethane and sulforaphane.[citation needed] Roughly a quarter pound (approx. 100 g) of cooked collards contains 46 calories.

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Garden Girl TV: Harvest + Natural Insect Control

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Updated: added the insect control video. ~ Lo

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Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, continues to harvest from the Urban Sustainable Garden. Distributed by Tubemogul.

For more great info, check out Gardengirltv.com and sign up for her newsletter.

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Natural Insect Control

Patti Moreno the Garden Girl shows you how she controls insects in her garden, by using diatomaceos earth! Distributed by Tubemogul.

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Garden Girl TV: Italian Kitchen Garden (videos)

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Patti plants garden beds for Italian Cuisine. Great fresh food, for foodies!

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Garden Girl TV: Vertical Gardening + City Vineyards

NightShades: Potato and Tomato (video)

Lasagna Gardening by Patricia Lanza (1999)

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Garden Girl TV: Vertical Gardening + City Vineyards

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Patti shows you more innovative ways to vertical garden. Check out her website at  http://www.gardengirltv.com/

City Vinyards

Patti, the Garden Girl, shows you how easy it is to grow grapes in the city.

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NightShades: Potato and Tomato (video)

Lasagna Gardening by Patricia Lanza (1999)

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Garden Girl TV: Vertical Gardening (videos)

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GardenGirltv

Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, shows you techniques to get more out of limited landspace, by growing up.

Check out her website at http://www.gardengirltv.com/

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Added: April 03, 2008

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NightShades: Potato and Tomato (video)

Lasagna Gardening by Patricia Lanza (1999)

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