Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Glory of Spring: Pan Roasted Collard Sprouts

There’s nothing really special about sauteed greens.  It’s a fact,  It’s a platitude of earthy, seasonal, farm to table cooking.  It’s a revelation to anyone who eats canned or frozen greens of any sort. It just is.  Warning: Forgive the … Continue reading

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My Favorite Grill Relish

I published this on Twitter a while back, but then one of my Twitter buddies, local conservationist and activist Brent Bolin (@bcbolin) took advantage of one of our early humid DC spring days to grill up some asparagus, tuna and … Continue reading

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Just in Case You Wanted to Listen In, The Kojo Nnamdi Show Interview

This was a great afternoon, too short, too short!!! Denzell Mitchell of Five Seeds Farm @5seedsfarm on Twitter and I were hosted on WAMU 88.5 by Kojo Nnamdi (@KojoShow) Special thanks to Mike M. @MikeMartinezDC and Camelia for their putting … Continue reading

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Tweet from Michael W. Twitty (@KosherSoul)

Michael W. Twitty (@KosherSoul) tweeted at 9:26 PM on Tue, Apr 02, 2013: Wednesday LIVE at 1 pm on WAMU 88.5 on DCs NPR station, @5seedsfarm and @KosherSoul will be talking urban ag on @kojoshow http://thekojonnamdishow.org/shows/2013-04-03/urban-farming-and-agricultural-history (https://twitter.com/KosherSoul/status/319259610517229568) Get the official … Continue reading

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Slim pickings, not Slim Jims, make up Civil War diet | Athens Banner Herald Mobile

Hey check out this piece on Civil War foodways by Andre Gallant that I’m quoted in at Online Athens: http://m.onlineathens.com/features/2013-03-20/slim-pickings-not-slim-jims-make-civil-war-diet.

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