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Summertime always brings us lots of opportunities to support great organizations by eating really well. All we have to do is choose our event and buy a little something to eat. This Sunday there are two events I’d like to share. If you have good time management skills you could even manage to do both of them.
You can start your morning at The Hollywood Farmers …
Edible Gardens, Featured, Gardening »
The composter is named Valentina. The tar roof of the Spanish-style house is covered in solar panels and the sage bushes bring in the bees.
Edible Gardens, Featured, Gardening, Photos, Q & A »
Today we’re introducing a new series on the Good Food Blog. Our Edible Garden Profiles will showcase the abundance and variety of edible gardens in Southern California.
Jane Seymour is a multiple Emmy and Golden Globe winner. She is well known for her role in the 1973 James Bond film Live and Let Die and her portrayal of “Dr. Quinn” on Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman which ran for six seasons. When …
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We usually only eat a small fraction of what an herb plant produces. Smart farmers, gardeners, and shoppers know that flowers and greens can be delicious too. Here’s a guide to cooking with the edible extras available now at Southern California farmers markets.
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Just like farming vegetables, cultivating seeds is big business; but unlike vegetable farming, growing seeds requires more time and often, more chemical inputs. Gardening author and blogger Margaret Roach was farming for 30 years before she began wondering exactly where her seeds were coming from. She was shocked to learn that some of the seeds she had been planting in her organic garden were carrying a substantial pesticide load.
This blog post first appeared on the Which Way, LA? Blog. It was written by KCRW’s Lisa Napoli.
The idea sounded simple enough: to feed the attendees of a festival with locally produced food. The people behind Uber Lebenskunst in Berlin took that very seriously, amassing their larder starting 15 months ahead of the festival date.
Scott was so busy this year dealing with the national expansion of Tomatomania that we missed our traditional on-air pre-planting conversation with him. So he kindly consented to participate in a Q and A for us.
How many Tomatomania events do you have now in Southern California?
We’ll have 9 scheduled events in SoCal this year, and a couple surprise pop ups this year too …
Every week I answer a question from a Good Food listener. You can email me a question, leave one on Facebook or add one in the comments section here. This week’s came from Facebook:
I just harvested rainbow carrots from my garden! First time ever growing carrots. It seems a shame to waste the greens. Can you eat them? Any recommendations?
Yes, you can eat carrot tops. They are edible …
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This coming Saturday is Good Food Day in LA. Does that mean my radio show is taking over the city? Nope. Instead you’ll find a citywide festival focusing on activities that bolster food justice in the city . There will be Food Trucks, gardening and urban farming, Panels (yes with myself and Mr. Gold), and Cooking Competitions. The festival activities are citywide, but several events …
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I know you’re lazy today but really it’ll be worth it to get in gear and run over to Tapia Brothers Farm Stand in Encino for Tomatomania.
A tiny effort now will yield staggering deliciousness all summer long. And inspiration. Let’s not forget about the importance of inspiration to keep us content to cook each day. I love color. It’s why I knit. Those fibers …