Cooking the Books

How many cookbooks do you have? And more to the point, how many cookbooks do you use? If you’re like us, you’ve got dozens, but you consistently go back to just two or three of them. (probably the same couple of recipes every time as well). Maybe it’s that bread recipe with your mother’s...

Design Details Behin...

In preparation for the Chicago Flower and Garden Show, going down March 9 through March 17 at Navy Pier, we checked in with Mark Kanazawa and Patrick Ewing, two of our volunteer design masterminds behind our Victory Today exhibit. Thanks to their hard work, we have a beautiful display ready...

“Food Patriots...

              Have you heard about “Food Patriots,” the documentary film in progress? You may have noticed one of our big fans at your Gnomedependence Day event at Global Garden. Hey, anyone who can grow food in a vacant city lot during a record...

(Greasy) Trash to Tr...

Some were too big…some were too small…some were just plain weird. We’d seen and heard and wished for a lot of different spaces that The Peterson Garden Project could call home…but nothing quite fit the bill. “I just looked at a space today…wanna drive by it?” LaManda would say…and we could...