Monthly Archives: March 2011

Novella Carpenter – Backyard Farm

Novella Carpenter is an urban farmer that raises livestock and grows crops in her backyard. She blogs about her experiences. Maybe we could score an interview. http://www.kalwnews.org/audio/urban-farmer-novella-carpenter A silly story Novella told KALW radio during an interview I recorded. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xnv9aplmFuM&feature=channel_video_title[/youtube]

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Interview with Rachel Kesel

I interviewed Rachel Kesel, a friend of mine and an avid gardener. I’ve been to Rachel’s a few times for dinners cooked with ingredients grown in her backyard, and she’s pretty involved in the local horticultural scene. The interview is … Continue reading

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A Visit to Ghost Town

Last weekend I visited a farm in Oakland. Weird, right? I know. I’m reading a book called Farm City, by Novella Carpenter, and happened to check out her website for more information. Turned out she was hosting an open house … Continue reading

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