Week 15 - Fruition

Well, by now most of the seeds in the garden are reaching full maturity and the ultimate goal of any seed: fruition. Our seeds have become... way more seeds. 

Outside of the garden, other "seeds" (metaphorical seeds) that were planted months and months ago are finally bearing (metaphorical) fruit of their own...

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Week 5 - A Sweet Legacy

This week, we are sharing sweet love with you in the form of fresh red fruit, to complement the purples and greens of your produce, and for that, we thank our forebears. 

Before this 242-acre piece of land was called "Spoon Full Farm," it was owned by a man named Mick, who farmed hay…

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Week 4 - "Miracle" Molecules and Wisdom

The Greek philosopher Socrates said that wisdom is knowing that you know nothing. This paradox was the seed for western philosophy, including the open, skeptical attitude that characterizes the best science. But sometimes our scientific and technological prowess causes an adolescent arrogance. 

For example, consider sulforaphane. Sulforaphane is an antioxidant molecule in cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, kale, cabbage, etc) that has recently attracted a lot of attention because of its profound health benefits: it seems to kill tumor cells, prevent body fat from forming, and stimulate neuron growth. Basically, it will save your life! 

So what did the scientific, medical establishment do?

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