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Vegan Cold Soup Recipes for Summer
By the time spring and early summer’s warmth arrives, we all want to chill out in the kitchen. It’s time[...]
Southern Cider Vinegar Coleslaw (No Mayo)
I am not a mayonnaise coleslaw person. First, mayo slaw is usually too sweet. Second, it's gloppy and drippy. Third,[...]
Southern Fried Green Tomatoes with Buttermilk Crema
Maybe you're excited about your early green tomatoes. Or maybe it's fall, right before first frost, and the plants have[...]
Phaedra & EricRichmond, Virginia

​Do you live in a small urban space but want to grow tasty food? Do you plant herbs in containers on your apartment patio? Grow tomatoes in the alleyway? Read about making your own sauerkraut and think,"Yeah, I want to try that!" 

We do too. Welcome to urban gardening. Follow along to get the most yield out of a tiny urban garden, and discover new seasonal recipes from a pro chef.

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Why We Only Grow Indeterminate Tomatoes
When you decide it's time to grow tomatoes, you must figure out one big thing before everything else. Will you[...]
Themes for What Vegetables to Grow in Pots
Don’t have acres of farmland to grow your own vegetables? No problem. A thoughtfully curated container garden planted in a[...]
That Time the Sweet Potato Vine Volunteered
It was a surprise to see a sweet potato vine emerging from our compost heap. Sure, compost piles get a[...]
Sustainable Garden Watering with Ollas
It gets hot and dry during Virginia's growing season, but we have found a sustainable watering solution for raised beds[...]
5 Benefits of Hosting a Plant Exchange
Have you ever been to a plant exchange? Botanical gardens sometimes hold plant sales, but that's not what I'm talking[...]
5 Garden Rain Barrel Features Yours Must Have
We didn't even use our garden hose last summer. Instead, we use our rain barrel to save gallons of non-chlorinated[...]
Vegan Cold Soup Recipes for Summer
By the time spring and early summer’s warmth arrives, we all want to chill out in the kitchen. It’s time[...]
Warm Up to Easy Cream of Tomato Fennel Soup
Are you craving the fresh taste of garden tomatoes in winter? This tomato fennel soup is a creative and flavorful[...]
Rosemary Perks Up These Butter Cookies
Rosemary makes these butter cookies memorable. The piney crispness of the rosemary combined with a sugary butter dough creates a[...]
Oyster Farm – Are They Plants or Animals?
Are oysters a plant or an animal? Many vegetarians eat them, claiming they reproduce like plants and feel no pain.[...]
Take a Look Inside an Urban Mushroom Farm
The word “farm” conjures up images of sunny rolling hills, green with rows of fresh vegetables. But visiting a mushroom[...]
Why Chefs Love Lambstock at Border Springs Farm
A hundred pounds of raw beef. Two giant gaping grouper. Cases of pickled peaches, foraged mushrooms and rare whisky. This[...]