Tag: garden

Prison Gardens Help Inmates Grow Their Own Food — And Skills

Prison Gardens Help Inmates Grow Their Own Food — And Skills

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

From Connecticut to Minnesota to California, correctional authorities are finding all kinds of reasons to produce food inside prison walls. A new video provides a glimpse of one of these projects, a vegetable garden inside San Quentin State prison outside of San Francisco.

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Planning Your Spring Vegetable Garden for Earth Day

Planning Your Spring Vegetable Garden for Earth Day

How are you getting dirty this Earth Day? Stephanie Rosenbaum offers tips for starting an edible spring garden this weekend.

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Garden to Plate: 5 Beautiful Spring Cookbooks

Garden to Plate: 5 Beautiful Spring Cookbooks

| April 9, 2012 | 1 Comment

Megan Gordon discusses her favorite five spring cookbooks focusing on gardening and produce, farmers markets, and fresh food. It’s time to celebrate all the color popping up, and these five writers and chefs are an inviting place to begin.

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The Cyclist Chef: A Look Inside Spencer’s Pantry

The Cyclist Chef: A Look Inside Spencer’s Pantry

| September 1, 2011 | 2 Comments

Chef Scott Spencer is a cycling and food enthusiast who owns Oakland-based Spencer’s Pantry. He’ll come over and prepare an exquisite 6-course meal using fresh, local and seasonal ingredients.

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