Hydroponic Farming Beyond Marijuana; Seamus Mullen's Diagnosis and Cookbook
A look at hydroponic farms like Gotham Greens, the new 15,000-square-foot rooftop farm in Greenpoint, which uses a tenth of the water of conventional farms. [NY Times]
Tom Colicchio's own hydroponic Riverpark Farm, less than 100 feet from the restaurant of the same name, supplies produce for that restaurant and a 'Wichcraft next door. [NY Times]
The battle between old-school ice cream flavors and avant-garde ones has begun. Would you rather lick a cone of vanilla or fresh brown turkey fig? [NY Post]
The problem with serving sizes? Who eats just a quarter-pint of ice cream or 12 Cool Ranch Doritos or three Oreo cookies? [NY Times]
How Seamus Mullen's illness led to his new cookbook, Seamus Mullen's Hero Food: How Cooking With Delicious Things Can Make Us Feel Better. [NY Times]
Mark Bittman's response to McDonald's so-called healthier Happy Meals: "A Happy Meal with a piece of apple is still a box of branded, overpriced junk food." [NY Times]
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