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Winter Citrus — Food Preservation Classes

Our first Food Preservation Class, WINTER CITRUS, will be offered by Emerson Avenue Community Garden Club on Sunday, February 23 from 1-4PM. Taught by master food preserver Elizabeth Sala and master gardener Dana H. Morgan, participants will learn basic hot

Winter Citrus — Food Preservation Classes

Our first Food Preservation Class, WINTER CITRUS, will be offered by Emerson Avenue Community Garden Club on Sunday, February 23 from 1-4PM. Taught by master food preserver Elizabeth Sala and master gardener Dana H. Morgan, participants will learn basic hot

Watermelon Rind Pickles

I’ve added my own mix of spices to Kevin’s great recipe.  I’ve grown quite fond of the taste of star anise lately.  And I’ve always been a fan of hot peppers and prefer using the dehydrated, skinny, Thai pepper or

Watermelon Rind Pickles

I’ve added my own mix of spices to Kevin’s great recipe.  I’ve grown quite fond of the taste of star anise lately.  And I’ve always been a fan of hot peppers and prefer using the dehydrated, skinny, Thai pepper or

Patricia Klindienst: Ethnic Gardeners

For several years  I’ve assigned Klindienst’s book, The Earth Knows My Name, in my English classes at Santa Monica College.  I’ve recommended to book to many friends and faculty in English, ESL, and history.  At the recent American Horticulture Society

Patricia Klindienst: Ethnic Gardeners

For several years  I’ve assigned Klindienst’s book, The Earth Knows My Name, in my English classes at Santa Monica College.  I’ve recommended to book to many friends and faculty in English, ESL, and history.  At the recent American Horticulture Society

Bibliography of Farm & Garden

The following books, journal articles, and films represent a small collection of materials that can potentially support instructors in a variety of disciplines  who want to integrate agriculture, farming or the garden into the curriculum. The general focus is on

Bibliography of Farm & Garden

The following books, journal articles, and films represent a small collection of materials that can potentially support instructors in a variety of disciplines  who want to integrate agriculture, farming or the garden into the curriculum. The general focus is on

Spring 2010 Sabbatical

My sabbatical titled “What can we learn from Gardens?” completed during the spring/summer of 2010 has expanded my view of how gardens and farming are connected to so much of our lives.  In addition to opening my mind to a

Spring 2010 Sabbatical

My sabbatical titled “What can we learn from Gardens?” completed during the spring/summer of 2010 has expanded my view of how gardens and farming are connected to so much of our lives.  In addition to opening my mind to a

Planting Seeds, Planting the Future

Think small.  Planting tiny seeds in the small space given you can change the whole world or, at the very least, your view of it. –  Linus Mundy I visited with Antonio Solorio last week, and on Friday.  He is

Planting Seeds, Planting the Future

Think small.  Planting tiny seeds in the small space given you can change the whole world or, at the very least, your view of it. –  Linus Mundy I visited with Antonio Solorio last week, and on Friday.  He is

College Level Garden-Based Learning?

Why should garden based learning be reserved for K-12 students?    If you have ideas about how gardening can enrich the college level class you teach, I’d like to hear about it.  Clearly, botany, biology, and classes in the sciences

College Level Garden-Based Learning?

Why should garden based learning be reserved for K-12 students?    If you have ideas about how gardening can enrich the college level class you teach, I’d like to hear about it.  Clearly, botany, biology, and classes in the sciences