Organic Foods: Your Backyard Farmer

Organic Foods: Backyard Agriculture (video)

A simple idea led two women into a thriving new business. Creating backyard mini-farms for homeowners who want their own fresh herbs and vegetables, but lack the time or know-how to do it for themselves.

Urban Fruit Gleaning

Urban Fruit Gleaning (video)

It grows on trees, but is often wasted. A group of volunteers, urban gleaners is working to reduce food waste, and help those in need.

Tons of Tasty Tomatoes

Tons of Tasty Tomatoes (video)

Tons of tomatoes, and over 70 different varieties are represented at this tomato fest. These farm fresh tomatoes have character, beauty, and yes, even charm. It was back in May. Or maybe it was June. I passed by a group of folks selling plants for a community fundraiser. It was a good cause and I […]

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Pop-Up General Store in Oakland

May 27, 2010 At the end of last summer, Eccolo in Berkeley, CA, closed much to the sorrow of the owner/chefs, and to the clientele also. They cooked for flavor, using ingredients that were locally grown and raised. The results were thoroughly enjoyed by many. Fast forward to now: The two chefs – Chris Lee […]