Monthly Archives: September 2010

By David Cohlmeyer The nomenclature for the various chicory varieties and their subspecies, endive (Cichorium endivia), has become quite confusing. Since the flavours are similar throughout the family, it is not really necessary to know the correct monikers. Just use … Continue reading

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By Norma Farr If you talk about lazy days of summer you must be familiar with the weather in August in the Deep South. That was the month when we had our reunions, and for many years and several generations … Continue reading

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By Eden Vardy – Edible Aspen Fall 2010 In the race against frost at our high altitude, it seems the growing season is over just as it is getting started. With merely 90-ish days of outdoor productive gardening time, we … Continue reading

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By Marc Luff I plant a crop of vegetables probably every week this time of year, and I learn something new about profitability, insects, weeds, plant disease, and the ways of God-to-man and man-to-God in nearly every endeavor. In my … Continue reading

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The milk wars continue. Former Washington Post reporter Ed Bruske, who wrote a fascinating series on Washington D.C. school lunches for his blog The Slow Cook (see Tales from a DC School Kitchen) takes on WaPo columnist Petula Dvorak who … Continue reading

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2010 is the Year of Heirloom Apples, and with the season in full swing we take a look back at the sadly poignant facts Gary Nabhan noted in an April podcast on Edible Radio: Of some 15,000 to 16,000 apples … Continue reading

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Chef Ann Cooper, the Renegade Lunch Lady who jumpstarted Berkeley Unified School District’s farm t0 school program (watch her inspiring talk from the 2007 EG conference), has teamed up with Whole Food Markets to sponsor salad bars in almost 300 … Continue reading

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