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Category Archives: Sustainable Living

Sweet Apple Triangles

Totally unrelated to sweet apple triangles – I finally have a keyboard where the “L”, “O” and “.” keys aren’t broken! I never fully realized how many words have the letter “o” in them, until I had to cut and paste the letter every time. I’ll tell you, it’s A LOT. Anyway, now I can post […]

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Green Holidays Recap

Recycled farmer’s market Halloween decor used by Melissa and Gigi for the beautiful Thanksgiving dinner center piece An all inclusive stuffing! We put a veggie, gluten free spin on a traditional dressing recipe (in the making above) so my dad and Julia didn’t miss out! I grabbed gluten free bread from Free Bread in NYC and brought it home with me on the […]

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Early Morning, Late Season Harvest

“Ready to eat in 24 days!” The packet said. “Easy plant for kids to grow!” The packet said. Well, 40 days later my Cherry Belle radishes are…cherry. But bell shaped? Not so much. Not gonna lie, no idea what happened. Right after the “blizzard” I thought, I should probably harvest those guys. I read somewhere […]

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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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Eagle Street Rooftop Farm

  Photo: Fashion For Two – Creative Commons   It’s hard to get involved in cooking and food, without really developing an interest in where it comes from. I’ve loved meeting the farmers and fishermen at markets around the city, talking to friends and family who are involved in farming, and I am really looking forward to the […]

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