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Entries Tagged as 'urban agriculture'

D.C.’s Big Compost Fail

April 3rd, 2012 · 5 Comments · Sustainability, urban agriculture

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says his administration is all about making the nation’s capital more sustainable. But in at least one important aspect of the food chain, that’s just lip service. The District of Columbia, my home town, is a dismal failure when it comes to municipal composting. A recent article in the  Washington City Paper […]

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Garden Back to Lawn

March 18th, 2012 · 10 Comments · garden, Sustainability, urban agriculture

The developer who bought our house recently e-mailed asking if we’d be available to consult on installing vegetable beds for the prospective condominium owners. Sure, I replied, and I gave him a bunch of suggestions pending a meeting and walk-through at the property. But shortly thereafter a landscaping crew showed up and in short order […]

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Cool Pics from the Kojo Nnamdi Show in Today’s Post

March 23rd, 2011 · 3 Comments · garden, urban agriculture

There was a Washington Post photographer in the studio during my recent appearance on the Kojo Nnamdi show to illustrate a piece in today’s food section about Kojo’s James Beard Award-winning Wednesday food segment. I had already planned to bring some of my pickles along for Kojo to sample. But when I heard a photographer would […]

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