Happy Farmer’s Market Week

Information taken from Projects for Public Spaces Markets for All: Celebrating National Farmers Market Week Posted by: Craig Raphael Categories: Blog, Markets, PPS Video, Public Markets and Local Economies  Rows of brightly colored produce; freshly baked breads and blueberry pies; mingling of friends, neighbors and strangers: there’s no limit to the joys of a local farmers market. The spectacular resurgence of…

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Peculiar Passion Fruit

Passion Fruit, originally uploaded by jazmyn. Not many people are aware that you don’t have to live in the tropics to grow passion fruit. There are hardy varieties, such as the Maypop Passion Flower, you can grow in Zone 5. In colder climates you can find varieties that adapt well to containers, such as the…

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Gardening vs. Urban Farming

Part of our ornamental garden What is that tipping point between being a gardener and being an urban farmer? Is there a checklist one must follow before they can legitimately call themselves an urban farmer? To me there is a definite line between “gardener” and “urban farmer” but it doesn’t involve some complicated list of…

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Sourdough Cinnamon Rolls

You know you want them. Look at them. They’re perfect, right? Right. Oh man, if you could smell what the house smells like right now…well, actually, it’s probably better that you can’t (I hear drool is really bad for the keyboard). But let me just say that there are few smells in the world that…

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