Pedagogy of the Plants

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Last Tomato

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Written by Cameron Brooks

November 3, 2012 at 8:35 am

2012 Summer School Veggies

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After a trip down to the coast, I biked to school this evening to check out our class vegetable bed.  Titian tomatoes split from rain, and the pepperocini weigh heavy on stalks.

Written by Cameron Brooks

June 11, 2012 at 8:09 pm

Two-Wheeled Foraging

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Estival adventures came to a close last Sunday in a crescendo of violent afternoon thunderstorms.  Rinsed and shaken, the collective olfactory symphony was deafening, so I snapped on a pannier and biked to school.  As a steam ring rose around the bus loop, the quart jar filled with sweet cherry tomatoes.

In a former life, the boring, vacant duplexes at the end of Boulevard were filled with children.  Once a neighborhood Headstart center covered with hand-painted kids, it sat derelict for years while rosemary enjoyed the absence of groundskeepers.  Before contractors arrived, I dreamed of turning the building into a small neighborhood school of the arts while picking sprigs for new red potatoes. Read the rest of this entry »

Tomato, Solanum lycopersicum

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Click the links below for vegan tomato recipes by Isa Chandra Moskowitz:

Tomato Sauce From Scratch

Ethiopian Spicy Tomato Lentil Stew

Quinoa Puttanesca


Written by Cameron Brooks

May 7, 2010 at 11:41 pm