LBO Cooks: Leeks and Onions

LBO Cooks: Leeks and Onions

Leeks and onions can either make your mouth water or bring tears to your eyes. And as Long Beach Organic garden director Joe Corso and chef Amanda Aiton demonstrated during their quarterly LBO Cooks demo at the Zaferia Community Garden,

5 Tips for a Disease-Fighting Diet

5 Tips for a Disease-Fighting Diet

The wellness industry paints a picture that optimal health, mental clarity, and youthful vigor can only be achieved by pampering ourselves, and dishing out thousands of dollars on products and experiences. However, the greatest health outcomes are found by pampering

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