April 16, 2009 7:21 AM
"Mr. Food" Art Ginsburg is supporting the Independent Health Foundation's Healthy Options program. He checked out last year's Taste of Buffalo and was pleased with the fact that it is the only food festival in the United States to require all participating restaurants to have a healthy option.
The Healthy Options program of the Independent Health Foundation works with local restaurants to prepare healthy menu choices when customers are dining out. They have worked with over 50 restaurants here in Buffalo. All items contain no more than 30 percent of calories from
April 13, 2009 10:40 AM
Urban Roots Community Garden Center is looking for volunteers to help out with the sustainable garden for this year's Junior League Show House. The garden will provide a great example of how a garden can easily be maintained year-after-year with the help of a couple of tools and essential plants. It will demonstrate how veggies under cold frames, a rain barrel, a potting shed, a pergola, native shrubs and trees, a compost tumbler and sculptures can all work together to make a garden beautiful, and at the same
April 10, 2009 8:00 AM
Is your garden looking a little sad? Urban Roots Community Garden Center can get your garden looking beautiful with all the tools and seeds for the job, as well as many free workshops and demonstrations.
Always ready to give back to the community, on Saturday, April 25 from 10AM to 1PM, Urban Roots is organizing a Neighborhood Clean Up to celebrate Earth Day. This is a good way to get to know the neighborhood, the UR staff and to explore the options they may have for your own home garden. If you haven't been there yet, this would be a good time to visit Urban Roots to