Our buckwheat cover crop, meant to nourish the soil, has become a pit stop for Monarch butterflies on their cross-country voyage home.
Chef Jill Vedaa wouldn’t think of asking Vincent Van Gogh to paint his sunflowers purple, and the Cleveland chef said she wants the same respect from guests dining in her restaurant.
Multiple Choice is a Solution, Not a Problem
The Chefs Garden was founded on the idea that “every stage of a plant’s life offers something unique to the plate.”
Maybe everything is bigger in Texas. But, when it comes to lettuce, Chef Matt Schaefer has a soft spot for the little guys.
He has a particular penchant for The Chef’s Garden ultra-sized lettuces. But you’d be hard pressed to nail him down on a single favorite variety.
“I like to mix them up, mainly for color, to give people something different than what they’re used to,” he said.
Mother Nature rules the weather, but that doesn’t mean she can’t use a hand now and then.
A study published in ScienceDaily.com in March 2018 shares the exciting news that a compound found in beets could actually “slow the accumulation of misfolded proteins in the brain, a process associated with Alzheimer's disease.” Studying this compound, scientists say, could be a foundational step to developing drugs that could “alleviate some of the long-term effects of the disease, the world's leading cause of dementia.”