Monthly Archives: January 2013

To plant an olive tree

January 21, 2013

The process of planting a tree is an impressive one. We recently documented the planting of this specimen olive tree, an anchor point for the VF Outdoor edible garden. The selection of the tree was first and paramount. The tree was meant to be the focal point and primary gathering space in the edible garden….

Wanderings + Wonderings: New York City

January 14, 2013

Our introductory Wanderings + Wonderings post, from Ashley: After living there for graduate school (CCNY shoutout! ),  New York City is one of my favorite places to visit. It doesn’t take much arm twisting to convince me to go at any time of year but there’s something truly magical about the city in winter. I braved…

Eat Your Sidewalk?

January 2, 2013

Recently I was invited to an Eat Your Sidewalk Showdown event in San Francisco. Eating your sidewalk – that either sounds like a lot of fun or a very scary proposition depending on how familiar you might be with the term urban foraging.  This event co-sponsored by Spurse, a research and design collaborative, and AECOM,…