Monthly Archives: July 2010

Royal City Farmers Market

 If unbelievably fresh, picked this morning, kind of produce is what you are into you will be loving RCFM as much as I do.  I am a long way from self sufficient growing at home, but eating fresh veggies straight out of … Continue reading

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Facebook

I am still trying to figure out how to get facebook and my blog to talk to each other, so if all else fails use the link above or  just seach on facebook for my little city food garden facebook page.

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Carrots of Many Colours

I grew all the different colours of carrots I could find!  I am almost sad to report the good old oranges win hands down in flavor. Purples being a close second. Compared to fresh orange carrots, Purples were a tad bitter-er … Continue reading

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What Does a Gooseberry Taste Like?

Fully ripe red gooseberries are a beautiful thing!  I had actually never had a gooseberry before I tried to grow my own! Red gooseberries are sweet and juicy with a combination of tastes of  grape, fig and apricot.  They have the … Continue reading

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The Garden today

Can’t believe its time to plant for fall and winter already!  My potatoes haven’t flowered, I don’t even have one ripe tomatoe or full sized beet and now its time to start clearing the carrot patch to make way for fall root crops and over wintering onions!  … Continue reading

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Food On The Street

Is there a better way to spruce up a vacant office than by adding a few veggies?  When I spied this sweet little street garden I had to pop my head into to the coffee shop next door to ask if they … Continue reading

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Free Food

My absolute favorite thing about food gardening is finding free food, it seems pretty miraculous to me every time I find an edible “volunteer”  I didn’t to a thing to earn, I didn’t buy, or plant, or labour for, they just volunteered to … Continue reading

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