JOgDhIaRu_OO7RzHmSMmm2fNeVk

Farmer of the Week

Urban Fig Farmer of the Week: Kip Wood.

Farmer of the Week: Kip Wood

by on June 10, 2012

Tweet[portfolio_slideshow] Number of Years Urban Gardening: 3 Favorite Things to Grow: Dinosaur Kale and Red Beets Urban Farming Location: Venice, California at the Venice Community Garden Gardening Advice: Go for it. Plant whatever tickles your fancy and remember there are no mistakes, only experiments (someone much wiser than me said that and I just stole […]

{ 4 comments }

Tweet[portfolio_slideshow] Meet Angie Behm, a busy mother with a full-time career as the director of digital and social strategy for Ant Farm.  Angie said she was inspired by her friends’ gardens along with UrbanFig. We’re excited to feature a new urban farmer who’s now officially in love with growing her own food.  Take it from […]

{ 0 comments }

Sinead Hartmann shares her fantastic spicy tomato sauce inspired by her garden. She’s a wonderful cook who learned her way in the kitchen from her Italian mother.

{ 1 comment }

UrbanFig Farmer of the Week: Cory Welles

Farmer of the Week: Cory Welles

by on February 26, 2012

This week’s featured farmer is Cory Welles. Learn more about her gardening tips, techniques and favorite things to grow!

{ 1 comment }

The average vegetable travels 1500 miles before it gets to the dinner table, but not in Christy Wilhelmi’s case, founder of Gardenerd.com and vegetable gardener extraordinaire. Christy grows 80% of the produce that she and her husband consume ALL year round in a 15×17 foot space!

{ 0 comments }

Meet Laura and John Klein, close friends of mine and partly responsible for inspiring me to grow my own food. Laura founded the fantastic website, www.organicauthority.com several years ago and is a gourmet cook. John is a computer programmer and a reiki master.

{ 1 comment }

Tweet Number of Years Urban Gardening: 2 Favorite Thing To Grow: Greens Favorite Thing to Cook From the Garden: Fresh Salad Favorite Garden Recipes: Garden Salad with Rice Vinaigrette Urban Farming Location: Los Angeles, CA Gardening Advice: Just do it! Don’t worry about planning, feel it out Meet Stacia, a busy single mom and specialist […]

{ 2 comments }

Tweet Number of Years Urban Gardening: 2.5 Favorite Thing To Grow: Lettuces and Greens Favorite Thing to Cook From the Garden: Green Chard Favorite Garden Recipes: Green Smoothie Urban Farming Location: Los Angeles, CA Gardening Advice: Just get started gardening. I met up with Mike Lieberman at his apartment in Los Angeles. The first thing […]

{ 0 comments }

Tweet[portfolio_slideshow] I first met Logan Williams at the Saturday Santa Monica Farmer’s Market with his father, Jimmy Williams, owner of  Hayground Organic Gardening.  They always have the most phenomenal organic seedlings and it’s the only place I shop when I need seedlings.  Not only do they have the best heirloom varieties and interesting choices, but […]

{ 1 comment }

TweetHEIDI ROSS – Farmer of the Week Number of Years Urban Gardening: 10 years Favorite Thing To Grow:  Tomatoes & lettuce greens Favorite Thing to Cook From the Garden: Pesto Favorite Garden Recipes: Basil pesto pasta with roasted tomatoes & arugula pesto with goat cheese Urban Farming Location: Venice, California Heidi is one of those […]

{ 0 comments }

Farmer of the Week: Michael O'Gorman

Farming Red, White and Blue

by on October 29, 2011

TweetMICHAEL O’GORMAN – Farmer of the Week # of years farming: 41 Favorite thing to grow: Tomatoes Favorite thing to cook from the garden: Sweet potatoes Farming Location: The whole country. As I was perusing the booths at the Good Foods Festival in Santa Monica back in September, I came across the sign, Farmer-Veteran Coalition. […]

{ 0 comments }