Road Trips: Little Rock and Denver Farmer’s Markets

May 9, 2011

Mr. Green Bean greets customers at Little Rock’s River Market. He gave his number to one of my friends!

Travels have kept me away lately as you may have noticed, but I’m back and getting into the groove again. I … Read More…

Brooklyn Streets and Eats

November 11, 2010

Photo by Robin Plaskoff Horton

One can always find a place to garden in the city. This sink garden is outside Brooklyn Kitchen, one my new favorite culinary adventure stops in the Williamsburg neighborhood. “We have turned a 7000 sf … Read More…

Sustainable Food Movement Takes Some Bytes

March 25, 2010

“We may be going back to the land, but lots of us are bringing our smart phones and laptops along,” comments Destin Joy Layne, director of the Eat Well Guide, a free online directory of fresh, locally grown and … Read More…

Life in the Fast Food Lane: Urban Food Deserts

December 16, 2009


Kang Can, Fast Food III, 2007, Oil on Canvas, courtesy Van Cleve Fine Art

For those living in urban environments, the quest for healthy food can seem like a walk through the desert—literally.  A “food desert” is an area in Read More…

National Community Gardening Week Starts Today

August 23, 2009


On August 6, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack encouraged Americans to connect with the land, the food it grows and their local communities by proclaiming August 23-29, National Community Gardening Week.

A community garden is an opportunity to educate everyone about … Read More…

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