FARMcurious Blog

Homemade Foodie Gifts for the Holidays

On December 9th at 6pm, three food-loving DIYers will descend on a group of 25 at Omnivore Books in Noe Valley and share their diverse knowledge.

Posted Tuesday, November 30, 2010 | By 2 |

DIY Holiday Gifts

What kind of urban homesteader would I be if I wasn't making at least of few of my own holiday gifts? In my family it's always been a tradition for the women to give gifts they made themselves with ultimate care and from the heart.

Posted Tuesday, November 30, 2010 | By 2 |

So you call yourself a farmer?

I’ve been hearing and reading a lot lately about this idea of urban farming and whether it’s fair to call what people in cities are progressively doing to grow and raise their own food ‘farming’.

Posted Wednesday, November 03, 2010 | By 2 |

Visit our inspire page to book FARMcurious home demonstration!

Posted Monday, October 11, 2010 | By 2 |

What happens when you preserve 100 lbs of tomatoes?!

Have you ever wondered what 100 lbs of processed tomatoes looks like? It’s a big number, fake-sounding almost, like a gross exaggeration – the canner’s equivalent to a fisherman ‘catching the big one’.

Posted Monday, October 11, 2010 | By 2 |

How to 'treat' a chicken

Last Saturday I taught a workshop at the SF Underground Market on keeping urban chickens. There's nothing like teaching to make you take note of all you know...and all you don't know.

Posted Thursday, September 16, 2010 | By 2 |

Kansas City Eatin'

After Eat Real Fest weekend, I was in dire need of a vacation. A full time job, a start-up company, a huge festival, a working urban farm and harvest season had really started to pile up on me.

Posted Thursday, September 09, 2010 | By 2 |

Something for everyone

Eat Real Fest was a blast - again! Three days later, everything we own is covered in dust and every inch of my body aches but, alas, we survived the weekend!

Posted Monday, August 30, 2010 | By 2 |

Eat Real Fest is this weekend (and we have a surprise for you)!

We sure have been busy here lately on the farm! Not only is it harvest time for a lot of our veggies, it's also time to plant cole crops, beets and carrots.

Posted Tuesday, August 24, 2010 | By 2 |

Reuse revisited - garbage never looked so good

I've been thinking about re-use of materials a lot lately because I'm attempting to make my urban homesteading General Store Booth at Eat Real Fest out of 90% re-purposed materials. It's a challenge, but a fun one!

Posted Thursday, August 19, 2010 | By 2 |