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Why Are We Drawn To Heirloom Fruits And Veggies? They're 'Edible Memory'

We're not shy about our affinity for the Cherokee Purple, a purplish package of sweet, acid and savory tomato greatness.<p>But every year, the Cherokee Purple's preeminence (in our mind, anyway) is challenged by new heirlooms we've never tried before. This year, we're wowed by the Paul Robeson<b>,</b> a …

Antidepressant Microbes In Soil: How Dirt Makes You Happy

Prozac may not be the only way to get rid of your serious blues. Soil microbes have been found to have similar effects on the brain and are without …

Gardening

BBC World Service - Boston Calling, The Drug Store Edition, Caribbean immigrants hunt for ‘asosi’ in Florida

Keeping true to their roots, literally, some people from the Caribbean who swear by the medicinal benefits of a plant called ‘asosi’, also called ‘cerasee’, go foraging for it in Florida.<p>Image: Cacheta Francis poses next to a traditional Jamaican plant she uses for bush medicine. Credit: Nadege …

Jamaican Callaloo - Devon's story

50 year old gardening enthusiast Devon stays close to his Jamaican roots by growing Caribbean food in his garden: “I grow red peas, pumpkin, runner …

3 Reasons Every Black Mom Should Garden

I love my garden. Next to my family, it’s probably the second greatest love of my life. When I’m alone in my garden I feel most at home outside of my …

The 50 Greatest Sci-Fi TV Shows Ever

From the whiz-bang and cheesy to the far-out and prematurely cancelled, sci-fi and TV have had a nice run. We locked ourselves in the basement with several milk crates of VHS tapes, laser discs, and back issues of Starlog to come up with the top<p>From the whiz-bang and cheesy to the far-out and …

What Rumi and Khalil Gibran Would Tell Us About Love

I have selected 60 excerpts from poems infused with the mystic wisdom of two greatly gifted poets, Persian Jalal al-Din Rumi and Lebanese Khalil Gibran. Their work speaks of the ecstasy of romantic love, the unconditionality of true acceptance, the devotion associated with seeking truth in life, …

The farmer who’s starting an organic revolution in Cuba

Like all homestead stories, Fernando Funes Monzote’s starts with an epic battle against harsh elements and long odds. Funes, a university-trained agronomist, settled on a badly eroded, brushy hillside outside Havana four years ago and began digging a well into the rocky soil. The other farmers …

Farming

Millennial Parents Cover Story: This Generation Is Different

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BBC Two - Gardeners' World, 2014, Episode 22, Moor Green Allotments

Joe Swift discovers the secret delights of an allotment in Birmingham where one individual has created his very own special paradise. Carol Moore, who came to the UK from Jamaica when he was 12 years old, has created a plot full of quirky humour and unusual produce.

Growing apples: a gardener's guide

At the turn of the millennium, I lived in Whitstable, working my way through as much seafood and samphire as was on offer, and quietly getting the bug for growing some of my own food.<p>Brogdale, the home of the National Fruit Collection, was only a few miles down the road. My first visit to their …

Caribbean Beef, Sweet Potato And Pumpkin Soup.

That bone chilling cold is back and with a vengeance. Over the Christmas holidays it was relatively mild by Canadian standards, but this morning the …

Caribbean Ginger Tomato Soup Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Want more from Genius Kitchen?<p>Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.<p>“Only 3 ingredients to make this soup! …

The Gardeners Go To War

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About me ! Dannahue The Black Gardener

<b>Who & What Is The Black Gardener?</b><p><b>Danny Clarke is a professional garden designer, maintenance practitioner and landscaper. A self confessed “friend of</b> …

Photos from the fall harvest at the White House garden are here and they're super sweet.

This week, first lady Michelle Obama hosted students from four schools at the White House.<p>But this was not your average tour of the executive branch. …

Pastor Turns Food Desert into Garden of Eden for the Poor

A North Carolina preacher was nominated for a top hero prize after he created a nutritional oasis in what had been a food desert.<p>Pastor Richard …

Jamaican gardeners sowing new seeds - Red maize, cho cho, callaloo, dasheen and eddoe are just a few

<b>Mary Isokariari,</b> <b>Voice Writer</b><p><b>A MASTER gardener whose farming methods have produced tropical vegetables and tubers usually grown in places like Jamaica</b> …