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The project will attempt to replace the front lawns of 9 homes with food-producing vegetable gardens. If all goes well, it will result in a permanent living installation.Good Food from KCRW
A weekly treat from Evan Kleiman. You can discover delicious recipes, great restaurants, and unique places to buy authentic ingredients; find out how to prepare the newest foods in the marketplace; learn techniques of master chefs and ideas for novices; and listen to discussions about food politics and the latest trends in food and eating.Local Harvest
LocalHarvest maintains a definitive and reliable "living" public nationwide directory of small farms, farmers markets, and other local food sources. Our search engine helps people find products from family farms, local sources of sustainably grown food, and encourages them to establish direct contact with small farms in their local area. Our online store helps small farms develop markets for some of their products beyond their local area
The Invisible Gardener - Don't Panic...It's Organic! (A local Santa Barbarian!)
Andy Lopez goes to work with vinegar, a bag of flour, garlic cloves, peppermint soap, and a bottle of Tabasco sauce. He may sound like a Cajun chef, but he's actually one of the worlds most respected organic gardeners. He uses these items as pesticides. As time passes, more and more so-called safe chemicals are outlawed, he says, after society has been used as a guinea pig. That's why Lopez promotes organic alternatives through books, tapes, lectures, and radio shows, and now through his web site.