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. Continue reading
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…
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
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
Updated: Sept. 7, 2012 added another video recipe
Photos by Dandelion Salad
Text from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collard_greens
May 20, 2011
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. Roughly a quarter pound (approx. 100 g) of cooked collards contains 46 calories.
Updated: added the insect control video. ~ Lo
Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, continues to harvest from the Urban Sustainable Garden. Distributed by Tubemogul.
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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.
Patti shows you more innovative ways to vertical garden. Check out her website at http://www.gardengirltv.com/
Patti, the Garden Girl, shows you how easy it is to grow grapes in the city.
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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