…of Edible Estate Regional Prototype Garden #15: Twin Cities at Chez Schoenherr in Woodbury, Minnesota commissioned by the Walker Art Center seems to be as active, fecund, fertile, loved, lived-in, tended, and edible as ever – which I learned from intrepid journalist Kim Palmer’s (who has been hot on the Edible Estates beat since the open call in February 2013) ..
…in April is a special thrill, since it was the journal that entered our home every month when I was growing up, and shaped my idea of ..
…from Domestic Integrities at the Walker Art Center and the last editions of Edible Estates and Animal Estates are now online… Edible Estate #15: Twin Cities VIDEO by Fritz Haeg and Jacinto Astiazarán, 19:30 min Fritz Haeg: At Home in the City VIDEO produced by the Walker Art Center, 3:30 min At Home with Fritz ..
…in Woodbury, Minnesota early this morning was my very first stop of the day and more later on the on the garden, but in the mean time some cauliflower and cabbage porn as just a little hint of the thriving happy delicious and very loved landscape growing in front of the Schoenherr̵..
…was sketched up quickly this morning now that I know what the main issues will be (such as an upstairs resident who needs a 3m x 4m open space in the garden near the sidewalk for his hut, or sukkah, where he lives during the week long Sukkat holiday), and tomorrow morning work begins on ..
…which will be in desperate need of fertile compost and amendments – were dramatically dumped in front of the apartment building with the very visible and vacant front yard where we will be planting Edible Estate #13 starting ..
…to all of the family, friends, neighbors, and local volunteers who came out to help establish Edible Estate #15 this weekend! Catherine Schoenherr, John Schoenherr, Andrea Schoenherr, Stanley Leonard, Aaron Schoenherr, Kristin Beardsley, Roseann Schoenherr, Ken, Sarah Schultz, Eric Crosby, Anna Bierbrauer, Ashley Duffalo, Bartholomew Ryan, Will Gobeli, Bridget Mendel, Larry and Mary Haeg, Danny ..
…last night (the first of many to come this summer) was the highlight of Edible Estate installation weekend, as John Schoenherr fired up his new front yard wood-fired oven while the last of the plants were hitting the dirt and briefed us on the logistics of rolling out and preparing our own pizzas for the ..
…at Edible Estate #15 in Woodbury was a bit more tranquil than the heavy-duty sod/rock/log/dirt moving yesterday, but still hectic with hundreds of plants, trees, shrubs, vines, and seeds of many varieties being set out by myself and landscape architect Anna Bierbrauer – in the beds established the day before – for teams of friends, ..
…installation with the hands of over 50 volunteers gets us farther along than I had hoped, finishing the day with most of the lawn rolled up and piled in mounds covered with fresh compost, vegetable beds bermed up to the back of a log circle, a U-shaped woodland path under the existing crab apple, a ..
…of the Woodbury, Minnesota residence where we are laying out the first design marks of Edible Estate #15 this afternoon make it seem like aimless drunken teens went on a joyride spinning out a perfect circle – but it is actually marking the only bit of grass that will be left when we are done ..
…has been evolving since the substantially sized Woodbury front lawn site was selected a few weeks ago, but we need to get real since it hits the ground on Friday with the design laid out on the lawn, on Saturday with dirt/wood/rock moving, and on Sunday with planting and mulching – so during my sacred ..
…outside of Aarhus, was selected selected as the site for Edible Estate #14 – with a family already growing food in the back, two little girls ready for a big garden, and a surrounding suburban development of similar homes ready for something different – and today I meet them for the first time to discuss ..
…can finally be announced, after pouring over almost 100 email applications and visiting a few of the most promising last Saturday, the Schoenherr residence in Woodbury, MN will be the location for the next and final Edible Estate garden, and after reading their story here, I’m sure you’ll agree the house and family are perfect ..
…came this morning with the latest weekly photos by local photographer Andras Kare – from Blood Mountain Foundation – taken just yesterday during a mega-weeding session, showing some green progress including horizontally and vertically sprawling squash. (webpage ..
…the name for ‘the old Transylvanian tradition of the whole village getting together to do a job, usually building a house but can be other things as well’ which I learned from a landscape architect friend here in Budapest, perfectly describes the collective frenzied focused gardening activity on day 1 of 2 planting Edible Estates ..
…to plant a visible kitchen garden in Wekerletelep (or Wekerle Estate, the early 20th century planned utopian Garden City inspired Budapest community actually engineered for residents to grow their own food and where tomorrow we will start planting Edible Estate #12 – which has just received a significant grant from the Graham Foundation and is ..
…the Italian architecture journal has a new issue that just arrived in the mail on growing food in the city featuring some pages on Edible Estates, plus a lot of gardening compatriot friends like Amale Androas and Dan wood of Work AC, James Corner of Field Operations, Heather Ring of Wayward Plants, Eric Sanderson of ..
…as the site for the Edible Estate Regional Prototype Garden #12: Budapest, Hungary to be planted over the weekend of June 2nd – commissioned by Blood Mountain Foundation and supported with a grant from the Graham Foundation – and check out this video by Réka Pigniczky of the search for the Budapest garden site at ..
…was established in 2009 in front of the Hudson Guild community center at Elliott-Chelsea Houses near the corner of West 26th Street and Tenth Avenue with thirty edible plant species that the native Lenape people of the island of Manhattan would have been eating from as recently as 400 years ago – and being in the ..