Thursday in the City- The Botany of Desire

Hayes Valley Farm Film Night Next Feature:  Botany of Desire,  July 20, 2010 In collaboration with Kikim Media and KQED Source: Hayes Valley Farm Feature: Based on Michael Pollan’s acclaimed book, Botany of Desire, directed by Michael Schwarz, is a sensuous and eye-opening exploration into the human relationship with plants, trees and flowers, through the lens of…

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Thursday in the City- Meal Planning II (Organizing)

Printable Planner Pages, originally uploaded by wildolive. Feed ME weekly meal planner, originally uploaded by LobotoME. Lists.  The necessary evil of meal planning.   I don’t know what it is, but I have gotten into a funk and can’t quite get myself planning my weekly meals.  It has been boring and wasteful with out them.  I end…

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Thursday in the City- Just Enough

This week, I went to hear author Azby Brown discuss his latest book, Just Enough at The Green Arcade. I went in to the book reading thinking it was about modern Japan but actually found that it was about traditional Japan, specifically during the Edo Period.  This was an urban setting with over a million people…

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Thursday in the City- Farmer Jane

Source: www.farmerjane.org Last night, I attended a “Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat“ event presented by Kitchen Table Talks and CUESA at the Ferry Building. It was an interesting open panel discussion about the contributions of women farmers, producers, chefs, and food system activists. The panel consisted of three women: Temra Costa, author…

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Thursday in the City- Mushrooms

Field Trip to Far West Fungi, originally uploaded by The Mushroom Channel. I love to walk around the Ferry Building. The building is amazing. The Bay is amazing. The food is AMAZING! One of my favorite places there is Far West Fungi. They have a wonderful selection of mushrooms. Most of them I have never…

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Thursday in the City- Costa Mesa Shopping

Photos by author. There is an interesting shopping area in Costa Mesa called The Lab Anti Mall. A lot of the materials are reused and there are great softscape spaces to sit and enjoy the amazing weather. Definitely a great alternative to the big box stores. There was also shopping across the street, The Camp,…

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