Fresh, locally grown basil in February? Yep.

Jersey Fresh hydroponic basil from Olive Creek Farms | southjerseylocavore.com

I needed fresh herbs for pizza sauce, and I was pleased to find Jersey Fresh basil at Shoprite in February. How is that possible? Hydroponics. It’s a method of growing plants without soil. All the nutrients that plants need come from water in this modern farming method, and it’s very space efficient.  This is a […]

‘Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese:’ You’re going to want this book

Quick post today. I’m sorry I went silent last week, but I had good reason. I was in California on a media trip touring California vineyards, sustainable hotels, farm-to-fork restaurants, and more. It was an amazing trip and I’ll tell you more about that later. I’m still playing catch up with kids, sleep, and clients. […]

‘Edible Jersey Farmers’ Market Cookbook’: Top 5 recipe I can’t wait to make

farmers cookbook

I picked up a copy of the new “Edible Jersey Farmers’ Market Cookbook” on Saturday when I was at the Collingswood Farmers Market.  This is what Edible Jersey’s website has to say about their first cookbook. We’ve collected favorite recipes from farmers’ markets throughout New Jersey for this magazine-style cookbook which is destined to become […]