leadimage Green Corn Project (podcast)

    The Green Corn Project, a local nonprofit, helps folks in underserved areas of Austin, Texas grow food gardens of their own. The organization builds gardens for low-income, elderly, and persons with disabilities who might not otherwise have the resources or ability to start a garden on their own, or have access to local organic produce.

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    leadimage Green Corn’s Carla Crownover

    Carla Crownover self-identifies as avid gardener, Slow Food advocate, fierce supporter of our local food systems and urban farms, board member of Green Corn Project, blogger, and obsessive preserver of seasonal produce. She likes to grow her own food, or know who did.

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secondimage Green Corn Project (podcast)

The Green Corn Project, a local nonprofit, helps folks in underserved areas of Austin, Texas grow food gardens of their own. The organization builds gardens for low-income, elderly, and persons with disabilities who might not otherwise have the resources or ability to start a garden on their own, or have access to local organic produce.

secondimage Garden to Glass (podcast)

In the same way the farm-to-table movement has captivated the culinary world, a similar "garden-to-glass" movement has taken root in the mixology world.

secondimage The Resourceful Cook (podcast)

Cooking needn't be daunting, nor does cooking using whole, organic and locally sourced food need to be a budget buster.

secondimage Rose Petal Jam (podcast)

Outside of major metropolitan areas like Chicago and New York with their thriving Polish American communities, kuchnia polska -- Polish cuisine -- is relatively unknown, save for perhaps two breakthrough dishes: pierogi and kielbasa. But Polish food is so much more than dumplings and sausage.

leadimage Recipe: Carla’s Preserved Tangerines

Carla Crownover creates her own homemade goodness from the bounty of her backyard vegetable garden, and from her finds at area farms and farmers markets. Most recently she's been enamored of Orange Blossom Farms' tangerines.

leadimage Seasonal Sipping

Fresh fruit juices on their own are tasty, but in the hands of The Tipsy Texan, David Alan, they are sublime, and often fortified with alcohol -- but sometimes not.

leadimage Tamar Adler Teaches Soup Making

Tamar Adler, cook and author of An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace doesn't really use recipes when she cooks. But that doesn't stop her from making great food -- like soup.

leadimage Recipe: Pierogies

This variant of pierogi with a traditional cheese and potato filling comes from the kresy in the east of Poland. You can eat pierogi with a little melted butter drizzled on top and sour cream on the side, or some chopped grilled bacon.