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Cornelia's Blog – May 2009 Archive (5)

Wild foraged dinner in San Francisco

Last night we joined Iso Rabins and several more adventurous eaters for a wild-foraged dinner. Iso is the founder of ForageSF – a Community Supported Forage in San Francisco, and hosts these “underground restaurants” as a way to bring folks together, and to share his passion for “what’s out there, just growing”. He's also a maker in the… Continue

Added by Cornelia on May 29, 2009 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Knowing when to plant and where

Mother Earth News just published a useful collection of climate information, freeze/frost dates and regional planting guides. Author Tabitha Alerman says:

Knowing when to plant, water, weed, fertilize, mulch and harvest can get pretty overwhelming when the season’s in full swing, so here are a few resources to help with garden planning. Now, go out and grow your best garden… Continue

Added by Cornelia on May 18, 2009 at 3:08pm — No Comments

Straw mulch made using a leaf shredder

Ed Bruske at The Slow Cook has a great recommendation for taming rigid straw into usable mulch - a leaf shredder - great tip!

Added by Cornelia on May 12, 2009 at 9:47am — 1 Comment

Brooklyn Food Conference and Green Zones Spring Party - a busy week

This past weekend, the hubby and I drove down to NYC for the Brooklyn Food Conference - a volunteer-organized gathering of food activists and curious eaters. Like Meredith said in her post, there were waaaaay too many workshops to attend (70! In one day!), 3000 people came eager and left energized.

The highlights for me:

Workshop I: Workshop… Continue

Added by Cornelia on May 7, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The No GMO Challenge


The No GMO Challenge is an online challenge (similar to the Eat Local Challenge or The Growing Challenge) that aims to educate and build awareness about the dangers of GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, in our food supply.

Help Make 2009 The Year of The No GMO Tipping Point!

Together, let’s inspire enough American… Continue

Added by Cornelia on May 4, 2009 at 4:43pm — No Comments



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