For the last two summers, we have been using any available space we have in our 12th floor apartment in Staten Island, NY to grow our own food. Now is the time, April in the northern hemisphere, to get your garden ready for the season! Train up a child in the way he should go,… Continue reading Summer Gardening in the City
Source: A guide to autumn foods
One way you can communicate with the powers that control what's available to eat is cast your vote at the check out. We all know the C.R.E.A.M. reality in this world thanks to the Wu right? Cash Rules Everything Around Me If we keep spending our grocery and restaurant dollars on the very "food" products that we know… Continue reading How can YOU let Farmers, Food Businesses and Legislators know you want BETTER FOOD and INFORMATIVE LABELING?
food fo͞od/ noun any nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink, or that plants absorb, in order to maintain life and growth. nour·ish ˈnəriSH/ verb provide with the food or other substances necessary for growth, health, and good condition. nu·tri·tion n(y)o͞oˈtriSH(ə)n/ noun 1. the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary… Continue reading Define: Food Nourish Nutrition
A summer supply of fresh basil for our salads and cooking has been a great treat! Pruning frequently from the top sounds counterintuitive but it kept flowers at bay and more leaf flourishing vigorously all summer, while the lower leaves were the solar panels of the whole operation. Seedlings from Whitehall Ferry Terminal Farmer's Market… Continue reading Three Varieties of Delish on a 12th Floor City Terrace
Martha Stewart visits Triple Chick Farm - they hand select their best, freshly-picked produce each morning, to sell at the stand. They grow the most lush vegetables and fruits, and all their produce is organic and chemical free. See the article and slide show here.