Posts Tagged: farming

Ugly Produce Onto Tables

Ugly Produce

Getting Ugly Produce Onto Tables So It Stays Out of Trash By JENNIFER MEDINA EMERYVILLE, Calif. — The eggplants are crooked and a little long-necked, contorted enough that they would probably lose in a beauty pageant against rounder or more symmetrical aubergines. In the field where they were grown or in the supermarkets for which… Read more »

In Rooftop Farming, New York City Emerges as a Leader

To Find Fields to Farm in New York City, Just Look Up Ángel Franco/The New York Times Ben Flanner of the Brooklyn Grange tending to a rooftop farm at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, where crops include pattypan squash and beefsteak tomatoes. By LISA W. FODERARO Back in the 1960s, Lisa Douglas, the Manhattan socialite played by… Read more »