Why Organic?

Why Organic?

To most individuals, the word organic conjures visions of an idyllic countryside full of verdant meadows and leisurely grazing herds of animals. And they would be right—in a sense. Historically, agriculture has been a way of making do with the

Building Better Soil

Building Better Soil

When Long Beach Organic was establishing its Charity Garden at the Zaferia Junction Community Garden, the clay was so hard that it was even a challenge for a team of volunteer college men with pickaxes. They were only able to break

LBO Cooks: Brussels Sprouts

LBO Cooks: Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts have undergone a transformation in recent years from mushy holiday staple to gastropub delight. To commemorate the cruciferous vegetable’s position as “the new kale,” and just in time for Thanksgiving, Long Beach Organic presented six recipes using brussels

LBO Cooks: Cool as Cucumbers

LBO Cooks: Cool as Cucumbers

Cucumbers are perfect for cooling off on hot summer days, whether they be in salads, beverages or cold soup. Attendees at the quarterly Long Beach Organic cooking workshop got to sample five cucumber recipes, including Ken Yliniemi’s family recipe for