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Salad Mix with Edible Flowers

Salad Days in New York

My photo of Yuno’s Farm’s salad mix with broccoli raab flowers above is featured in this week’s New York Magazine in an article called “Salad Days” on page 104. The article reveals that Nevia No, “co-owner of South Jersey’s Yuno’s Farm, exotic seed seeker andartful arranger of what might be the most beautiful produce stand in town,” returns to Union Square with “a bevy of tender greenhouse greens, plus overwintered broccoli rabe and spinach.”

AllVoices Launches Participatory News Hybrid

I had the pleasure of getting to know the dynamic Amra Tareen last month (over a weekend of women in tech hosted by Mary Hodder) and learn about the exciting development of AllVoices.com Currently she’s in Lahore, covering the Pakistan election and launching the site. Walter Lippmann observed in 1922 in his book Public Opinion: News and truth are not the same thing, and must be clearly distinguished. The function of news is to signalise an event, the function of truth is to bring to light the hidden facts, to set them in relation with each other, and make a picture of reality. Providing multiple points of view by inviting mobile voice and text messages, images and videos from the field and weaving them with local and regional news stories, wire services and blog posts, Allvoices creates context around local events and begins to make a clearer picture of reality. You can see the human dimension of local events with unedited, unmediated news from the street alongside that from multiple media outlets. Everyone can participate …

links for 2007-05-29: bees, bees, bees

Mighty Foods – Video: The Joy of Bees Taste3 presentation by Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Pennsylvania based apiarist, celebrating enthusiasm about bees and examining the most up-to-date theories on colony collapse disorder. (tags: bees video) Who killed the honeybees? | Salon News A round table of experts answer all our pressing questions about the sudden death of the nation’s bees. What they have to say has a bigger sting than we ever expected. (tags: agriculture bees environment nature science mystery)