Nanna Cross

We praise the big milestones our gardens go through, and the individuals who helps make them happen! This series of posts is to give shout outs to the unsung heroes that make those milestones happen. JFK said, “One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.” And these people not...

About Okra

This week’s lesson: Okra! Okra is most commonly associated with Southern cuisine, but did you know it originated in 12th century B.C. in Egypt? This heat-loving crop is in the same plant family as hibiscus, and if you’ve ever grown it then that makes sense, as its beautiful flowers...

Thankful Thursdays: ...

From the start we loved the idea of the “workplace” garden — a community garden where employees of a single company would be able to slip out on their breaks, or before or after work, to create their own little food revolution. Our first workplace garden was Edible Treasures at the Field...

Chris Barsotti

We praise the big milestones our gardens go through, and the individuals who helps make them happen! This series of posts is to give shout outs to the unsung heroes that make those milestones happen. JFK said, “One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.” And these people not...

About Beets

This week’s lesson: Beets! Did you know the ancient Romans were one of the first civilizations to cultivate beets to use their roots as food? Before then, people exclusively ate the beet greens, and not the roots. Beets are a part of the chenopod family, along with spinach and swiss...