Archive for March, 2013


What fruit grows inside its own little papery gift bag and tastes like a cross between a Lemon, a Pineapple and a Tomato? Tomatillos, of course, a distant relative of the Gooseberry and the Tomato.

Continue Reading March 25, 2013 at 10:05 AM Leave a comment

Mayor Launches New Agriculture Plan To Transform Vacant Lots

Under a recently-announced new agriculture plan, vacant lots on Chicago’s South Side could be transformed into thriving — and profitable — urban farms in just three years.

Continue Reading March 21, 2013 at 10:02 AM Leave a comment

Two old ladies at the Chicago Flower and Garden Show…

‘Life is so boring. We never have any fun anymore. For $10.00 I’d take my clothes off and streak through that stupid, boring flower show!’

Continue Reading March 1, 2013 at 10:34 AM Leave a comment

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