Cucumbers and Squash are great for taming an errant garden patch or breaking in a new one.
By Joe Corso If your experience with fresh produce so far has been only in the supermarket, where unchanging bins of your favorite vegetables lay in constant readiness, then your first gardening experience might be an eye-opener. Every vegetable has
Today we bid farewell to longtime LBO gardener Ken Yliniemi, who will be moving back to his native Midwest. Ken has been a member of LBO since 2003, when he joined our first garden downtown. Later that year, LBO acquired
Dear LBO Gardeners, It is spring, and normally I would be contacting you with news of work days, potlucks, classes and so on. Sadly, things have changed, and may continue to change with the current Covid-19 crisis and state, county
With backyard beekeeping allowed in many cities—including Long Beach—interest in urban honey bees is growing. “Globally, we are losing our honey bee population,” said Long Beach Organic Education Director Terri Owens-Clark, who will be leading a four-week course in beekeeping beginning
Broccoli and cauliflower are two vegetables increasingly showing up on restaurant menus, be it in cauliflower pizza crust or broccoli cooked on the grill. At Long Beach Organic’s final cooking workshop of the year, chefs Joe Corso and Amanda Aiton demonstrated
A staple of summer vegetable gardens, beans are versatile, low calorie, and nutrient rich. At September’s LBO Cooks workshop, chefs Joe Corso and Amanda Aiton demonstrated how beans can be used for salads, stir fries, chili, hummus, and even brownies.
Kids have always been welcome at Long Beach Organic’s community gardens, working alongside their families to weed, water, and harvest. But a new program is launching this month that will provide kids with gardening education combined with hands-on experience. “We
Thanks for attending Long Beach Organic’s 25-year anniversary fundraiser–Mediterranean Delights. We hope you enjoyed the dishes made with locally sourced ingredients and produce from Long Beach Organic gardens, as well as the music, dancing, and camaraderie. We are very excited
Please support Long Beach Organic’s mission and join us for an extraordinary summer fundraiser: AN EVENING OF MEDITERRANEAN DELIGHTS An enchanted outdoor dining experience at a private residence, with garden-fresh cuisine, wine, music and dancing Saturday, August 3rd 6:00 PM Bluff