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July 7, 2014

Andrew Whitcomb, Colonie chef

Brooklyn’s Colonie restaurant bursts with farm-to-table flair

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As you walk into Brooklyn’s Colonie restaurant, you’re welcomed into a serene space accented with exposed brick, reclaimed barn wood and a green wall practically exploding with live greens. It’s a serene space totally removed from the chaos of Atlantic Avenue. The menu at this “farm-to-table” restaurant is determined by what farmers have to offer. Chef Andrew Whitcomb, who has been in charge of Colonie’s kitchen for the past year,…

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Five vegetables that are easy to grow in containers

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If you love the flavor and freshness of just-picked vegetables, you can’t beat the convenience of growing your own. Even if you have limited space, such as an apartment or condo balcony, you can reap a crop of home-grown goodies. Here are five sure-fire crops that work well in containers. 1. Tomatoes Tomatoes, of course, will reward you with some of the best fruit you can get, especially in the…