Wednesday June 15, 2011
This coming Monday, come get your fill of grilled cheese, pickles & beer accompanied by the sounds of a live bluegrass band. I’ll be there selling my Raganella’s Botanical Solutions goods, including my new summer soothers
Thursday January 6, 2011
If you’ve started down the path of “greening” your home or making your lifestyle more eco-friendly you may have noticed how easy it is to get caught up in minutiae. Maybe you’ve faced dilemmas like, I
Thursday September 9, 2010
I’m super excited to be participating in the Farm City Fair this Sunday (9.12), part of the larger 2-week-long Farm City event. I’ll be leading a worm composting demo and tabling all day alongside the NYC
Wednesday July 7, 2010
Come out to Greenwood Brooklyn this summer for some fun hands-on workshops for kids of all ages!
I’ll be co-leading a workshop on worm composting on Saturday, July 17. We’ll show you how to set up an
Tuesday May 11, 2010
Curious about growing food in the city? Want to know more about the strong community focus of gardening in an urban setting?
Next Wednesday, May 19 from 6 to 7pm at the Manhattan location of the New
Friday April 23, 2010
I’m very excited. Today, I got worms. Red wigglers. The kind that eat trash – food scraps to be exact. Now I won’t have to cart my compostables to the Union Square Farmers Market (a train
Monday April 19, 2010
When you’re living near THE infamous food co-op in Brooklyn (you know the one) and around the corner from one of the best farmers markets in town, and new CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture outfits) are popping
Tuesday March 30, 2010
Waking up to the pitter-patter of raindrops on my window, slowly getting out of bed, looking out to see the dark day – I knew this was a day for muffins.
What kind of muffins was the
Friday March 26, 2010
I just came from Sun In Bloom, my friend Aimee’s new holistic eco-eatery on the border of Park Slope and Prospect Heights, where I had a delicious live vegan burrito made with sunflower seeds, yummy spices,
Wednesday March 3, 2010
What happens when loads of nitrogen from chemical fertilizers get washed from commodity crop farms down the Mississippi and into the Gulf of Mexico? A big fat dead zone is what happens. A dead zone roughly