Tag Archives: local food

June gardens

The gardens are thriving with all the rain we had this spring and early summer. It’s also been temperate for this time of year, dropping into the 60’s at night. Very few pests and I attribute that to my swaths … Continue reading

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The new garden at the big house

So did anyone think this would ever happen? Alice Waters has been pushing for it for decades, as you can see from her 1995 letter to Clinton and Gore. The White House garden plan is very good news for us organic … Continue reading

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Down to Earth

Saturday Jan. 24th, from 3-5pm at the Down to Earth benefit for the local Buy Fresh, Buy Local chapter being held at the West Chester Historic Society, I’ll be speaking on a panel about local food production with other experts … Continue reading

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Talula’s Table

Stopping at Talula’s for a Miscela D’Oro espresso was the highlight of our tuesday afternoon. Aimee Olexy and Bryan Sikora sold their acclaimed Philly restaurant, Django, in 2005 to move out to Aimee’s home digs near Kennett Square. Philadelphia magazine named … Continue reading

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Sovana Bistro

Sovana’s has outdoor seating, a dark and wood enveloped bar and ‘chef’s tasting room’ and a stylish main dining area. The menu includes local products and Tina came over to personally give us her purchase list of all the farms … Continue reading

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Kimberton Whole Foods

Terry Brett is the owner and founder of Kimberton Whole Foods. They now have 3 stores and are developing a warehouse that will open this October. I was excited to find out that he originated the Seven Stars yogurt I’ve … Continue reading

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