Tara Kolla of Silver Lake Farms is widely known for the rows of Mason jars she fills with vibrant L.A.-grown and pesticide-free blooms. Her own urban farm experiences -- she was shut down three years ago thanks to ham-fisted bureaucrats and shoddy municipal code -- turned her from a backyard entrep ... More >>
If you're looking for something to do this weekend beyond reading about the 232 tons of potatoes Olympic athletes are tossing back this year, there's a meaty symposium at the Fowler Museum at UCLA on Saturday: TEDx LA Miracle Mile: Food and Food Systems in the 21st Century.
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THE HUNGER: FOOD X FILM from Levi's Film Workshop on Vimeo.
Over the weekend, San Francisco art coalition Futurefarmers and artists from MOCA's "Art in the Streets" exhibition hosted a planting party for the new Margaret Kilgallen Memorial Farm. The party marked an unofficial opening to a seri ... More >>
Silver Lake Farms blogFarmer John's white eggplant in SilverlakeHow adventurous do you feel at the farmers market? Enough to let someone else do the produce picking for you? If so, now may be the right time to try a CSA, or community supported agriculture program. L.A. is chock-full of the ... More >>
Tara Kolla knows gardening can be daunting. Take her case: She works her half-acre backyard and business, Silver Lake Farms, almost entirely by herself. For the past three years, she's been showing beginners the ropes with semi-weekly workshops in her neighborhood. (The next one is Thu., July 30.) A ... More >>