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Los Braceros: The Root of the Gourmet Kitchen 

Author in Meat and Fish, Social Justice for Farmworkers, Spice Blog

The octopus arrived at our table on a plate illustrated with the two hands of the many workers who helped produce this gorgeous dish. At Bracero Cocina de Raiz in San Diego, Baja cuisine advocate Chef Javier...

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Mike Sinor’s Passion for Flavor—Not Dogma—via Biodynamic Agriculture

Author in Biodynamic Gardening, Spice Blog

Biodynamic Gardening Report 61—August 1-14, 2015 “BD makes [the wine] taste better,” says winemaker Mike Sinor of Sinor-LaVallee Wine Company in Avila Beach. Farmer Ralph Johnson and I visit their...

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Avoid Pampering Tomatoes for Best Fruit Yield

Author in Biodynamic Gardening, Spice Blog

Biodynamic Gardening Report 60—July 15-31, 2015 In this episode, farmer Ralph Johnson warns against pampering tomato plants with too much watering: if you want fruit, you have to stress the plants to a point...

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New 2 Week Biodynamic Gardening Report + Video

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Biodynamic Gardening Report 59—July 1-14, 2015 This enhanced podcast episode introduces our every-2-weeks broadcast schedule to provide more time for gardeners to plan for busy summer garden tasks. It also...

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Last Weekly Report Before New 14-day Forecasts

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Biodynamic Gardening Report 58—June 26-30, 2015 This episode is the last of the weekly reports. We’re switching to a 14-day forecast that starts and ends with the complete quarter phases of the moon. Two...

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