Today I finally made it to Whole Foods to pick up a copy of the new issue of edible South Florida. I had seen it online but it’s always nicer to have a physical copy in hand.
I contributed another article, this time on initiatives around town to improve childhood nutrition. My favorite part in writing the story was visiting GROW Miami, an urban farm that sits on reclaimed abandoned railway land. It’s impressive to see the rows and rows of containers with beautiful herbs sitting on and surrounded by concrete. Imagine all the space that potentially could be used to grow food!
The issue also has a wonderful story on the mushrooms grown at Paradise Farms and the cover story features Hani Khouri’s goats and delves into how he makes his goat cheese. Norman van Aken writes about mamey and lychees and Cobaya Miami also makes an appearance.
Pick up the issue at your local Whole Foods or at this weekend’s Food & Garden Festival at Fairchild. And speaking of the Food & Garden Festival, I will be participating in a food bloggers’ panel along with Trina of Miami Dish, Bill of Tinkering with Dinner, Caroline of Occasional Omnivore and a contributor to edible, and Ellen Kanner of Edgy Veggie. Here’s the full program.