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Entries by Dave Snyder from 06/2010

Uncommon Ground Rooftop Farm Update: Week 5

| Posted 06.03.2010 | Chicago

Tomatoes, peas, peppers are all starting to move into high gear.

Rooftop Farm Report: Organic Certification, A Lot Of (Good) Paperwork

| Posted 06.10.2010 | Chicago

The idea behind certifying is to standardize exactly what we mean by "organic" so consumers know what they're getting and how it was grown.

Rooftop Farm Report: Fertility Problems for Soil

| Posted 06.17.2010 | Chicago

Over the last 2 years, Uncommon Ground has delivered food from roof to kitchen. But a worrying trend has begun to develop here: many of the plants are slow to grow while others are stunted or discolored.

Rooftop Farm Report: Whoa, Food, Slow Down!

| Posted 06.25.2010 | Chicago

Why is McDonald's called fast food when it takes the food so much longer to get to the customer?