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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Fall Flowers

Would you guess this picture is from a chilly October day? That’s what’s great about mums. Seeing flowers blooming can almost make you forget for a moment that “Frankenstorm” is coming.

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TED Talk – Fighting Food Waste

So nutritionally, dark leafy greens are the best. Keeping them from going bad before you figure out what to do with them can be trouble. When the West Harlem CSA gives us kale, spinach, arugula, cabbage, and boston lettuce we are definitely in trouble. Mike doesn’t really eat salad and I am only one woman. The […]

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Boston Vs. New York – Battle Apple Bread

Juuuust kidding. I know Boston and New York rivalries are way too dangerous to mess with. Even if it’s just apple bread. I won’t go there. My best friend from home and I ended up making apple bread on the same night.  Over 200 miles apart and we somehow had the same idea. We realized […]

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Fall Garden Updates

There are two members of the family (or the “Zoo” as Michael says) who would prefer that we not shop with reusable bags. Drama and Georgie’s favorite days, are the forgetful days when Michael or I begrudgingly have to accept a shopping bag. On my way back from Alvin Ailey on Sunday, I remembered I […]

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Eco-Friendly Faces

Sam and I hit up New Green City in Union Square last week. We switched over to Green Mountain Energy, learned about options for composting in the city,  harvesting rain water, and I signed up to get myself and Mike off any junk mail lists. I bought some more bulbs from the Certified Naturally Grown guys (not entirely […]

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