ODA House Brings Hearty Spice-laden Georgian Fare to East Village

Share The New York chapter of the Woman’s Culinary Alliance held its December “Dine-a-round” event last week at ODA House, a relatively new arrival to the East Village, specifically, “Alphabet City,” on the corner of […]

Saving Seeds and Putting Beds to Bed: Wrapping Up a Busy Season

Share After a long, long, harvest season, where basil still grew next to fall greens, harvest is finally over and Fall is bumping up against Winter. Last week, we finally put the Children’s Workshop Garden […]

Almost a Meal in Itself: Moist, Dense Sweet Potato Cornbread with Buttermilk

Share This recipe really should have been posted for Thanksgiving, but sweet potatoes are not in short supply this season, with my CSA delivering almost 20 pounds each month. So any day is a good […]

Farm-to-Plate Ingredients from Vermont Brought to You by…Ceres, the Hand-Built Sailing Vessel

Share If you’ve been dreaming of a farm-to-table local food distribution system more like that of the 19th century, instead of the 21st century fossil-fuel dependent, air- and truck-freight, far-removed from its source system we […]

Kids Follow the Journey of the Taco from Kernel to Plate at East Village Harvest Festival

Share Campos Community Garden and Children’s Workshop School in the East Village teamed up on Saturday, October 19, 2013 to give local kids and their families a garden-to-table Harvest Festival, capping off a highly successful […]

Take the “Journey of the Taco” on Saturday, October 19 at Children’s Workshop Garden at Campos

Share  Campos Community Garden is participating in the Children’s Workshop School’s Harvest Festival being held Saturday, October, 17, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 3 pm. We will be hosting a few activities for the kids […]

Whole Wheat Linguine with Smoked Duck, Porcini Mushrooms and Lacinato Kale

Share This one is too easy…once I saw the smoked duck breast at the farmers market, and remembered the Lacinato kale in the garden, waiting to be picked, dinner was done. It barely needs a […]

Bring Out the Big Pot for Red Kuri Squash Soup with Sage Brown Butter

Share It’s not even time for winter CSA shares to kick in and already I’m knee deep in squashes: several acorn squashes, a small butternut and this huge Red Kuri squash. And given that I […]

Join Red Rooster and Other Outstanding Harlem Restaurants on September 26th for Savor the Season — Uptown!

Share As a board member of Harvest Home Farmer’s Markets in New York City, I am proud to invite readers to the Second Annual Savor the Season – Uptown! This exclusive event celebrates 20 years of Harvest Home Farmer’s Markets […]

It’s Good to Be Back at the Battery!

Share Urban farming in the middle of New York City is inherently a curious juxtaposition, but even among the growing number of creatively placed urban farms, the Battery Urban Farm sits in remarkable contrast to […]