Starflowers (Or, Sunchokes in Summer)

Sometimes there’s more to a plant than the vegetable it makes. […]

An Urban Farm in Phoenix

Greg Peterson makes a green farm in a city not known for being much that way at all. […]

Eating with Hands, Eating with Eyes

Is it possible to merge the food you eat with your hands with the food you eat with your eyes into one enchanted dig-in? […]

Perfume, Biodiversity and the Importance of Names

One thing about commercial fruit is that the quality is generally dismal. And that’s a shame because fruit is meant to be seductive. Its scent should lure birds and beasts who will eat it and leave seeds, and stones to germinate and eventually flourish. But fruit should lure in human beasts as well. A floral, […]

Grubbing Around in the Garden, Finding Its Promise, and A Question […]

Grubbing Around in the Garden, Finding Its Promise, and A Question […]

Grubbing Around in the Garden, Finding Its Promise, and A Question […]

Grubbing Around in the Garden

Grubbing Around in the Garden, Finding Its Promise, and A Question […]

Grubbing Around in the Garden, Finding Its Promise, and A Question […]

Little Green Peppers—Shishitos

This is the third or fourth year we’ve had these little gems in the Santa Fe farmers’ market. If they’re not elsewhere, they should be, and they probably will be, is my guess. You can’t go wrong with these wrinkled little morsels.

Japanese shishito peppers are 2 to 3-inches long and bright green, like […]