…another delicious rice tumeric porridge with fresh greens at Atwater Village artist-run cafe Thank You F..
…is a very occasional (open one day every few weeks 10am-2pm and 10pm-2am) very underground (garage) very small (one car space) artist project in the Westlake neighborhood of LA – which we finally had the chance to visit today – with a new installation, furniture, lighting, concept (raw red meat on the cafe tables and ..
…in downtown Los Angeles with rooftop farming friend Annie Novak (who is doing research for an upcoming book) was an inspiring/informative discovery, understanding how to grow food in this extreme industrial environment we were nerding-out on issues of irrigation, pollination, germination, decomposition, and general soil / ai..
…always tastes better, where we are preparing for the installation of the traveling Domestic Integrities rug at the Berkeley Art Museum as a part of The Possible curated by artist Dav..
…this morning included tomatoes (!) and peppers (!!) ripened in our recent unseasonably warm temps (and drought thanks to our Ridiculously Resilient Ridge while the Eastern and Midwestern US struggles with their Polar Vortex) in addition to the squashes, lemons and nasturtiums you might expect finding in an LA garden this tim..
…is the name of the new-to-me but year-old artist-run Atwater Village eating establishment just off the beaten path zone of Glendale Boulevard bustle where I was lead yesterday by friends Luke & Sarah (after running into them at the farmers market, they are guides to good things, so I always follow them) where we had my ..
…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..
…including pickles, jams, marmalades, and sauces coming from the garden are being prepared for a big shipment to the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis for the ..
…from my usual recipe was baked in a special Mildred’s Lane pan for yesterday’s Fourth of Ju..
…capped off a quick last minute eight-hour layover in Minneapolis on the way from LA to Rotterdam for the opening of Animal Estates 9.0 tomorrow – but at least it gave me a chance to see the garden in it’s mid-summer state, and (Walker webpage and Foraging Ci..
…moderated presentations and conversations “Artist as Farmer” at Art Basel tomorrow morning with Italian farming artist friend, Gianfranco Baruchello, plus Agnes Varda, Adrian Villar Riojas, and Zheng Guogu, and myself….before during and after which I’ll be feeding the eyes and stomachs of the audience with a presentation of finds from small organic fam..
…from the vegetable garden on my underground garage (where they are safe from the burrowing creatures that can devour an entire garden in days) are the satisfying culmination to a long story that started with a live-in assistant/gardener who started them from seed in the ear..
…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 ..
…meaning “Matan the gardener” in Hebrew, is the super cool gardener, nursery owner, organic food garden activist/facilitator who we traveled 30 minutes north of Tel Aviv to visit today – conducting a video interview with him about the historic and current conditions of Israeli urban food production and gathering plants for Edible Estate #13 in ..
…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 ..