A Space Oddity: Fresh Vegetables in Space?

Even astronauts can’t avoid eating their veggies. In the vacuum of space, the International Space Station orbits 408 kilometers (about 254 miles) from Earth. This station houses astronauts from all over the world and to stay healthy they have to exercise every day and eat...

Flowers For Skincare

The beautiful flowers in our summer gardens and fields uplift our spirits. Many also provide nourishment and healing for the skin. Calendula officinalis is the best skincare herb ever! It’s easy to grow and blooms prolifically from summer to frost in sunny yellows, oranges, even reds...

National Farmer’s Day!

Today is National Farmer's Day! With our recent trip to various sustainable farms, including a rooftop farm in Brooklyn, we're continuously researching and trying to learn more about modern day, sustainable farming and agriculture. Here are a few of our recent favorites in the realm of...

Rooftop Farming: The Brooklyn Grange Farm

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend the Sustainable Farming Program with Chef Jay Weinstein and the Natural Gourmet Institute. The certification program included lectures, hands-on work, preparing and sharing meals together, a lot of sweat, and a lot of smiles. [caption id="attachment_21784" align="aligncenter" width="540"] File Credit:...