Archive for August, 2016

Biodiversity Double Whammy

Biodiversity Double Whammy

| August 21, 2016 | Reply

Today, I have a Biodiversity Double Whammy for you on my YouTube channel. (If you are new to this website, I hope you will subscribe!) Episode 93, or 13 of Season 5, “Biodiversity – What Is It, Why Is It Important, How Do We Get It” includes a bit of my interview with Dr. Jim Hogue, professor […]

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Ugly is Beautiful, Tomatoes

Ugly is Beautiful, Tomatoes

| August 17, 2016 | Reply

Ugly is Beautiful Tomatoes. There’s a been a rash of articles in the press of late about the staggering amount of food waste in this country. Most often it’s discarded because it’s not deemed to be beautiful, or fit the ideal of a certain vegetable or fruit, while people go hungry. One of my Indigo […]

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It Takes as Long as it Takes

It Takes as Long as it Takes

| August 14, 2016 | 1 Reply

“It takes as long as it takes,” was an expression I started using after I had my son. Like my mother, I’m a busy person, and am always multi-tasking. But, putting a baby down for a nap or bedtime is a whole different deal. It takes supreme focus and patience, and a floor that doesn’t […]

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One More Week and It’ll Be Perfect

One More Week and It’ll Be Perfect

| August 10, 2016 | Reply

“One more week and it’ll be perfect,” has been my daily mantra for a month. The truth is, the peak already happened and we are on the downslope of summer. My goal this year was to be the biggest, most diverse garden yet, and I kept plugging in more seeds when one batch of beans or squash played […]

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Phoenix Sizzled and I Vlogged! Dumpling Recipe!

Phoenix Sizzled and I Vlogged! Dumpling Recipe!

| August 6, 2016 | Reply

Phoenix sizzled the week I chose to visit Jacq Davis’s permaculture-style Epic Yard Farm urban garden. Luckily, Jacq is connected to a fruit growers group and got me interview time with Jake the Vegan Athlete and Jay Barringer, all of whom have ponds and fruit trees flourishing in the 100+° temps of Phoenix! Watch and share the […]

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