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June 28, 2014

Farm Fresh to You

CSA boxes offer farm-fresh goodness with no middle man

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When I first moved to Wisconsin nine years ago, I didn’t expect to find a fresh food paradise waiting for me here. I grew up in the 40-mile smear of suburbs north of Detroit, and while I was used to seeing the occasional farm stand, strip malls and parking lots were much more common. As far as I would have guessed, a 400-mile move due west wasn’t going to make…

How to grow vegetables on your apartment balcony

How to grow vegetables on your apartment balcony

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I started container gardening out of happy necessity: a virulent strain of the gardening bug bit me while I was still living at my parent’s house, where I could build a plot in the yard. But when I moved into a condo, the balcony offered the best square-footage I could get that was close at hand. If you’ve lived in a condo or apartment, you’re familiar with the traditional barrel…