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Herbs Take Center Stage

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Mild-flavored herbs deserve starring roles

Is there anything in the world of food more lonely and pathetic than a single spring of parsley sitting on top of a main dish? Before anyone on this side of the Atlantic had heard of tabbouleh or pesto, that was pretty much the extent of our understanding of parsley.  Today, herbs like parsley, cilantro, and basil have become important elements of our culinary culture. Just look at......read more

Growing Basil

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Wilder Quarterly dishes some wisdom on growing the world's most versatile herb

Whoever said that print is dead clearly hasn't picked up Wilder Quarterly, the Brooklyn-based journal filled with pages that star "half-green thumbs, rooftop gardeners, foodies and chefs, laymen hikers, landscape architects, hobby farmers, horticulturalists, nature’s innovators, amateurs, and experts." It's definitely on our shortlist for top magazines on the newsstand. The WQ blog delivers......read more

Smart Herb Garden by Click & Grow

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Sensor-equipped hydroponic garden plot turns to Kickstarter for version 2.0

Last year saw the successful launch of Click & Grow, the hands-free, idiot-proof indoor planting device, and now it's back in a second iteration. And this time the Palo Alto-based founders turned to the crowd to develop it. Specifically designed to grow herbs at home, Click & Grow 2.0 is dubbed the Smart Herb Garden, and comes equipped with seeds for basil, thyme and lemon balm. Don't......read more

Urban Farm Pops Up in Midtown Manhattan

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Veggies and herbs thrive in space where development stalled

For a nice example of an economic slump yielding positive results, check out this ingenious urban farm that has popped up in midtown Manhattan, where the recession halted development of the Alexandria Center, a bioscience complex just east of FDR Drive. When the project stalled, the developer leapt on the opportunity to use the space to grow fresh produce for Riverpark, the Tom Colicchio......read more

The Long Barn Studio, UK

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Green office eye candy by Nicolas Tye Architects.

Designed by Nicolas Tye Architects out of the UK, the Long Barn Studio takes the form of a green glass box with larch-clad ends. The south facade features a series of ‘pods’, also clad in larch, that contain a library, reprographics area, toilets and meeting room. Designed to house a team of up to twelve people, the design features Corten steel detailing and limestone flooring.It......read more

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