Saturday, December 26, 2009

the christmas goat that always burns down

Portland Maine and cooking in NYT

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

haven't really read it

best green blogs list

Niman ranch lady

food and climate summit

chinese farmers struggle with climate change

baked sweet potato latkes

ukranian pampuska

oven baked latkes

rules to eat by

the localization of agriculture

nyt blog about man who build his own house

great gifts

Monday, December 14, 2009

Park Slope Coop

audio tours of NYC places...wonder if it is on itunes

NW farmers marketing their own flour


John Lennon article about murder

Bill Fujimoto leaves Monterey Market

Nat'l Farmer's Market week

Food In Jars Blog - OMG

Copenhagen climate summit in disarray after text leak

Molly Meng's flickr

sustainable dave does interview

Big Food vs Big Insurance

Health Care Savings could Start in the Cafeteria

stalking my stomach

NYC food Charter with 10 guides to sustainable agri

Building with Whole Trees

Rise of Farm Vacations

The Taste-Makers

Saturday, December 05, 2009

on the blogs:

Blue Hill-Know Thy Farmer

I want to go here
and here

Solar One's Twitter

The Years Most Amazing Scientific Images

Hudson Valley Seed Library-Hudson Valley Heirlooms

The Economist-America's food waste problem

The High Price of Cheap Food,8599,1917458,00.html

wall seats

Birch plywood floor tiles

what kind of place is this

Newton Creek History

Brooklyn Navy Yard

openhouse new york


Nine Kids Foods to Avoid,29569,1824402,00.html

Museum free hours in NYC for fall/winter 2009/10

Olde Good Things

Brooklyn Botanic Garden free on Tuesday

Flunking Out at the Food Coop

Nat Geos Top 10 Veiwed Pics of 2008

Amputee controls artificial limb with mind

80 Cyclists Powering the Home

Gone a doc made by Gretchen and John Morning

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

fantasy job

12/15 fooddocs

will allen

the new familyfarmer

usda - know your farmer

save bed stuy farm

san francisco composting

new e coli outbreak...asheville,ny

12/11 food and climate justice summit

swine flu in indiana commercial swine

rules on modified corn skirted

who's investigating the cafo swine flu link

more people playing farm games than farming

more swine flu

Saturday, November 21, 2009

want to read more of this guy


US Ark of Taste

Basis is a mission-driven company based in New York City committed to good food for all. We are passionate about good food that is traditional, localized, and 100% traceable. We partner with producers and local communities to sell good food at affordable prices.

"Smart Choices" food rating system on hold,0,1713245.story

A Tiny Fruit That Tricks the Tongue

Closing the loop: Turning city food and garden waste into fertilizer

Dispatch from Germany No. 2: Visiting three small but innovative farm-to-table enterprises

An 700 Year-old Example of Technological Innovation in Agriculture

VIDEO: Michael Pollan, Will Allen, and Marije Vogelzang on Edible Futures

Big Food vs. Big Insurance

A Farm in Danger: Help Save Bed-Stuy Farm

California’s Food Banks Go Locavore

The New Family Farmer (VIDEO)

Food Security Learning Center

Suggested Reading

Sunday, November 01, 2009

Sharecroppers: Redefining Definition and Community

Closing the loop: Turning city food and garden waste into fertilizer\

Dispatch from Germany No. 2: Visiting
three small but innovative farm-to-table enterprises

Big Meat has tantrum over Oct 15 Michael Pollan talk at CalPoly

The Whole Enchilada Part I: The Sauce

Support Urban Farming at Roberta’s Pizza Tonight

Preserving the fruits of a season's labors,0,7791803.story

Making sure backyard fruit isn't wasted,0,6033018,full.story

Eat This Recession


Fridge findings: Learn where to store your food

About Google PowerMeter

Will Allen and the Urban Farming Revolution

Plant Hemp Seeds, Go to Jail

An 700 Year-old Example of Technological Innovation in Agriculture

More Green Porno

Monday, October 26, 2009

and romano cheese

Saturday, October 24, 2009

I watched a few Ted Videos last night:
Barry Schwartz on the paradox of choice
filmed July 2005

Dan Gilbert asks, Why are we happy?
filmed February 2004

Peter Reinhart on bread
filmed July 2008

Read an article on web ecoist about vertical garden buidings

World's Healthiest Foods
linked to Food Sensitivities

Dietary Assesssment of Major Trends in U.S. Food Consumption, 1970-2005

Philadelphia and urban gardens
Urban Voids 2005 greenspace competition

the winner?

Detroit, another town whose urban withdrawal has left promise for greenspace projects

From extraction to consumption: Oil, an exhibition by Edward Burtynsky from the guardian

Videos of a guy talking/teaching about floorplans

recipe for gallette dough

Energy Self-Reliant States

what about cloches made from those plastic big salad bowls from lunch
Keep your veggie garden going into winter

worldchanging Net Zero Water

Nudging Recycling From Less Waste to None

Sunday, October 04, 2009

The Details
Key provisions of the Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009, approved by the House on Thursday

Food Safety--one size doesn’t fit all

The Slow Food Manifesto

Joel Salatin receives Heinz Award for innovation in sustainable agriculture

Some 7,000 hear Pollan decry industrialized food

In Defense of Michael Pollan and a Civil, More Nuanced Food Debate

A Speech to the Garden Club of America

Permaculture Principles: Plant Succession
Careful planning allows multiple yields over time.

Permaculture Principles: One Element, Multiple Functions
Gardens are an ecosystem, not a machine.

Too Much Salt Takes a Blood-Pressure Toll

NNEC’s new video short tells the story of Habana Outpost, Brooklyn’s first solar powered restaurant.

Les Stroud shows how he achieved a lifestyle off the grid.

The Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture is dedicated to promoting a sustainable food system through the operation of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and its educational programs.

Getting Real About the High Price of Cheap Food,8599,1917458,00.html


The Old Fashioned Way

Shoptalk Newsletter
Here's the Weekly Newsletter of Brookfield Farm CSA....

Notes from the Field

Sunday, September 27, 2009

I just lost all my tabs last night. Pretty sure I had a bunch of great articles yet to read, now lost forever.

Following Trash and Recyclables on Their Journey

SENSEable City Laboratory

Out of the Kitchen, Onto the Couch

Whole Grains 101

Problem with my computer - fix

Jefferson: the Scientist and Gardener

The Details

Food Safety--one size doesn’t fit all

The Slow Food Manifesto

Joel Salatin receives Heinz Award for innovation in sustainable agriculture

CIW, Compass Group, East Coast announce "sweeping changes to benefit tomato harvesters"
at press conference in nation's capital!

Some 7,000 hear Pollan decry industrialized food

In Defense of Michael Pollan and a Civil, More Nuanced Food Debate

A Speech to the Garden Club of America
by Wendell Berry

Permaculture Principles: Plant Succession

Permaculture Principles: One Element, Multiple Functions

Sunday, September 06, 2009

On (movies about) Food, Cooking, and Locavores
POSTED BY Stephen Lamb

The Omnivore’s Delusion: Against the Agri-intellectuals

The price is high when taste comes first

Read more:

The Modern "Victory Garden"

Hot in HereYou thought the health care battle was ugly. Just wait for the climate fight.
By Christopher Beam

Will Climate Change be "Obama's Waterloo"?

The Mannahatta Project

The Long Not Summer: A Calendar Quirk Stretches the Season

Prolonging the Life of Berries

Eco-Labeling: How Sustainable is "Organic"?

Permaculture: Perennial Vegetables Save Gardening Time and Energy

Five Good Reasons to Eat Non-Local Food (Part 1 of 2)

Five Good Reasons to Eat Non-Local Food (Part 2 of 2)

Sunday, August 30, 2009

New indoor garden blog I want to read.

The Omnivore’s Delusion: Against the Agri-intellectuals

Serious Eats Presents 'The Greenmarket: One Farmer's Story'

Outbreak of Fungus Threatens Tomato Crop

Click here for more news from New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets News From New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets
Governor Patterson asks that 17 NY counties be considered agricultural disaster area...

A 50-Year Farm Bill
-an op ed piece by Wendell Berry and Wes Jackson from last January

Forget Shorter Showers
Why personal change does not equal political change
by Derrick Jensen

A Fluid Definition of Self-Sufficiency
article about the NYC waterpod

Urge your City Council representative to support FoodprintNYC!
I think my coucil rep is Cathleen Quinn and I think she has not joined to support this...I wonder why.

Resolution 2049 calling for FoodprintNYC|Text|Attachments|Other|

Action Alerts & Updates
Help Pass FoodprintNYC!

Eat Real Festival 2009

A Farm for the Future

Welcome to FarmsReach

Delayed planting schedules increase drift danger

Antibiotics and meat

Tom Vilsack's Farm-Country Tour: A Different Kind of Town Hall

On (movies about) Food, Cooking, and Locavores
POSTED BY Stephen Lamb

Welcome to Polyface, Inc.

(Tod) Murphy's Law: Buy Local, Eat Local, and Prosper
Vermont's Farmers Diner may just change how America eats
by Bill McKibben

The price is high when taste comes first

Read more:

Sunday, August 09, 2009

This weeks reading:

Gardening in New York City

How Different Groups Spend Their Day

Organic Versus Conventional Food: UK Report Flawed

House Passes Landmark Food Safety Bill. Is It Safe to Eat Again?

With House food-safety bill a done deal, questions remain [UPDATED] 19

"New Evidence Confirms the Nutritional Superiority of Plant-Based Organic Foods," State of Science Review, March 2008

Urban Farming Takes Root in Surprising Ways

Eat Good

Is It Now a Crime to Be Poor?

Party On, but No Tweets

30 Things You Should Never Compost or Recycle

The Never-Fail Bounty

You Say Tomato, I Say Agricultural Disaster

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Dumpster Pools

Trouble In Amish Paradise

10 U.S. food policy destinations

Post: 21st Century Micro Agriculture

The Legalities of Rainwater Harvesting

Cigarette Butts: Tiny Trash That Piles Up

40 farmers under 40

Lighting Up the Darkness in Rural Africa

Firefox 3.5 Is Now Available. Here’s What It Can Do.

HR 2749 Passes With Some Reassuring Language

3 Wise Men, Planting Ideas Where It Counts

Photos: Urban Farming Around the World,29307,1913033,00.html

HR 2749 Nearly Passes And Spells The End Of Local Food

The Walmart Paradox

Vegetable and Herb Companion Planting

Grow a Kitchen Herb Garden to Save Money

The Toxic Salad

Guest Blog: 5 Tips for a Successful Container Garden

So Easy to Preserve

Out of the Kitchen, Onto the Couch

H R 2749 2/3 YEA-AND-NAY 29-Jul-2009 3:29 PM
QUESTION: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
BILL TITLE: Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009

Friday, July 17, 2009

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Urban Farming, a Bit Closer to the Sun

New York Debuts Highly-Anticipated New Park

Rhonda Jean of Down to Earth on radio

Michael Pollan: Deep Agriculture

Vandana Shiva on Gandhi for Today’s World

“Lose Pretty or Win Ugly” — Big Ag’s Attacks on Americans Concerned about Factory Farming

High Priest of the Pasture

New Threat to Farmers: The Market Hedge

Sustainable South Bronx

On Governors I., an Organic Farm With a View

Staying Healthy On the Inside by Choosing Wisely Outside

Carl Sagan writing as Mr. X

Mention of Eagle Street Farm

15 Stupidest Warning Labels

Saturday, June 20, 2009

several mags have had food issues

do i want this job?

prairie girl link

rhonda jean from down to earth on radio

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Greenhorns website

Sweetness and Blight
Why is the FDA unwilling to study evidence of mercury in high-fructose corn syrup?

NYT A Green Revolution for Africa?

Eating Well on a Dollar a Day

A Rooftop Farm for the Future

Lose the Traffic. Keep That Times Square Grit.

Entry level jobs for new college grads

Botanical Garden Aide (Horticulture - Position Application Number: H-1488):

Empire State Building gets eco-makeover
Iconic skyscraper to slash energy use by 40%

Living Physics
From green leaves to bird brains, biological systems may exploit quantum phenomena

World's cheapest car, $2,500 Tata Nano, coming to U.S. in three years

Farm or Die - A Revised Manifesto

farm or die – a revised manifesto

Five Farms w/ audio

Why We Farm, A Young Farmer’s Manifesto

"The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings." Masanobu Fukuoka

Friday, May 22, 2009

Plants For A Future

What You Don’t Know Makes You Nervous

Fund for the Public Interest

The Horticultural Society of New York

Food Companies Are Placing the Onus for Safety on Consumers

What Makes Us Happy?

New York's Green Plan Draws on Global Solutions

U. S. Food and Drug Administration
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
May 1995; Revised March 1997; Revised May 1998;
(Minor Editorial Edits, February 2005 & June 2005, September 2005, November 2005)

Sunday, May 17, 2009

For Urban Gardeners, Lead Is a Concern

When ‘Local’ Makes It Big

A River (Slowly) Reclaimed

Industry Looks to LED Bulbs for the Home

Michael Pollan On Marketing Food

Fight Back Fridays May 15th

New York's Green Plan Draws on Global Solutions

The Maggots in Your Mushrooms

100 Pounds of Leftovers
Buying and eating an entire side of beef

Will Running Barefoot Cure What Ails Us?

My New Pets

Thursday, May 07, 2009

Wednesday, April 29, 2009


herbal websites

free kraft canvas bag

ball preserving website

very efficient solar cells

interview with locavore leda meredith

maps of farms

Growing and Enjoying Summer Squash

7 Immune Boosters in light of the Swine Flu

American Epidemics, a Brief History

Making Yogurt
They Do the Work, You Reap the Yogurt

Corn Tortillas: Never Goin’ Back to Packaged

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Grow your own Food - One Million Gardens

Fred Kirschenmann: The Future of Agriculture-Part 1

audio interview with michael pollan

vandanna shiva website

pollan interview

yes magazine food for everyone

young people farming

Starting Farming on the Cheap: An interview with Kristen and Nate Johanson of Wolf Lake Farm

bill marler, meat

video depression cooking

vermicomposting 101

norwich farms market csa

apartment gardening livejournal

the chemical reporter podcast

Straight to the superbug supersource: Q&A with Maryn McKenna about MRSA in people — and pigs

composite pictures

Thursday, April 16, 2009

still haven't looked

urban garden project

joel salatin

this is finda local lot guy

check out this gut compositing pics of people

wanna go here this weekend
and join greenyc i think

a historic walk in brooklyn heights

Friday, April 10, 2009

the slow cook blog, check it out

matt bites, I wanna make latkes for easter

more nyc eaters

grass fed menagerie

chicken eggs

the slow cook article about community gardens

joel salatin on why organic food is more expensive

three reasons why linux will win in the future

I am becoming more and more interested in green walls

garden blog directory

Friday, April 03, 2009

wowee, look at that place...could the store this lady runs in east village be the same eco store Dave was talking about the other day

Book review for Omnivore's Dilemma

earth hours comparison photos

electronics recycling in china

oh my, a recipe for flour tortillas
then I saw a super easy looking recipe somewhere else, that did not use lard

article on essex street market

freee audio books

climate change and people

video architecture and sustainable cities

crop scientists vs. biotechnology

unhappy meals

nutritional darwanism

food renegade article about alice waters

salvage company in queens

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Manhattan Borough President

Podcasts about Union Square Farmer's Market

Build It Green

Sad story about milk farmer in California

HR 875, don't know anything about it except proposed or written by wife ofMonsanton bigwig

Someone said buy seeds here

Spent a long time at food renegade today

Organic Farmer in Minnesota

Pollan 2001; don't know if I have read this

Food allergies

Different perspective on HFCS and mercury

Obsessed with Michael Pollan

I love this website and would be sad not to shout it out

Friday, March 20, 2009

best little known food shops

pictures from old greenpoint

article that goes with it-greenpoint

just linked here,checking it out

marion nestle's new site

alice waters

alice waters on 60 minutes

tom philpott on mercury in hfcs

media that matters

vintage home garden

farmer's almanac calendar of planting

tom villsack on npr

joined folia
joined fitday
join join join

Wednesday, March 11, 2009


Tuesday, March 10, 2009

animals have no sense of time

Cigarettes' Power May Not Be In Nicotine Itself, New Study Suggests

Farm Blogs from Around the World

more farm blogs

Bed-Stuy Farm

smart guide to food dyes

q&a with Tom Vilsack

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer better the food shed

Stringer released this paper

Tom Philpott on high fructose corn syrup

America's Top 10 Urban Farms

Wendell Berry

Queens Farm
I wanna visit here

Update on bees

Brooklyn's new Culinary Movement-Hipsters love food

Loooked interesting...need to read

Food Forum-Great resource recipes and food conversation

Vegetables for Urban Garden

Thursday, January 29, 2009

on my tabs:

still holding the wendell berry op ed

and Tom Philpotts thing

what goes in moving in on inauguration day

obama staff finds white house in dark ages

stories behind10 famous food logos

white house gardens

bush's midnight regulations

northeast gardener



obama's energy plan

mercury in corn syrup,0,2801323.story

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

On my tabs

they used this stuff on donna's shoulder

Down to Earth has started a discussion around the kitchen table. This one is about raising chickens. Lot's of response. Lot's of reading. I know way too much about chooks

one of the responses I didn't finish

New Green Deal

Industrial Organic
a controversy, a link

Tom Phillpot

I think a link from Jeffe iPhone as an extension of the mind BS

Wendell Berry op ed

social networking green

treehugger did an article about 6 green companies to watch