is JTA's former associate editor.
March 16, 2015 2:34pm
At a Tel Aviv rally Sunday night, the Jewish Home chairman serenaded voters with the Israeli classic “Jerusalem of Gold.”
October 31, 2014 12:09pm
Most farmers don’t celebrate the death of their crops. But the arrival of the first sub-freezing night was a welcome respite after months of hard labor.
September 19, 2014 9:57am
With winter storage crops harvested and summer crops still in the ground, September is a special moment for the seasonal eater.
September 12, 2014 10:22am
Corn has a bad rap in the sustainable farming community, which is a shame. One of North America’s great native crops, corn is fast growing, tolerant of diverse climates, and incredibly versatile.
September 5, 2014 10:54am
Winter storage crops are the endurance athletes of the plant kingdom, surviving over 100 days in the field and providing nourishment all through the winter.
August 29, 2014 11:56am
The tomato plant giveth and the tomato plant taketh away — a bit earlier than hoped.
August 22, 2014 9:35am
Even those of us selling fancy heirloom tomatoes and freshly harvested kale are at the mercy of a market that has conditioned consumers to pay low prices for their vegetables.
August 15, 2014 7:18am
It wasn’t the hoped-for bumper crop of onions, but after all the fretting and hand-wringing, it was a crop still.
August 8, 2014 10:49am
I needed someone to build me a refrigerator. Larry needed some company. It seemed like a fair exchange.
August 1, 2014 10:52am
Heirloom tomatoes are an elusive pleasure, available in most of the country for only a few weeks each year. But when they do appear, people tend to lose their heads a little.