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What’s in bloom in February 2014 in my southern California garden

Here is what is growing and blooming in my southern California garden–fruits, vegetables, and flowers. And yet we use only 1/3 the amount of water used by the average Californian. Continue reading

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Ram Trucks Wins Superbowl with “So God Made a Farmer”

urban farming vs large scale farming; agribusiness vs family farms Continue reading

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Why I garden

There are a lot of reasons why I garden. And it isn’t because I love being cold and muddy or enjoy sweltering over a stove on a hot August afternoon canning tomatoes. It links us to the land, gives us greater variety and fresher produce, and provides food security and food safety. And it makes me happy. Continue reading

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A new Whole Foods Market is opening in Huntington Beach, CA

Our newspaper column this week is going to be about the new Whole Foods Market that is opening in Huntington Beach on October 13, 2010. I went on a tour today and was wowed by what this store has to offer. … Continue reading

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Sweaty Sunday May 30 2010

Time for planting summer vegetables in coastal southern California. Continue reading

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Mid-March photos of my garden

Spring is a time of eternal hope in the garden with new leaves, shoots and blooms. Take a photo tour of this southern California urban “farm.” Continue reading

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I need more chard!

Chard (Swiss chard) is easy to grow from seed, looks beautiful in the garden, and tastes delicious in many different recipes. Continue reading

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