I like tipping my hat to people in the food world who do good things (beyond magic in the saute pan). So I can’t resist trumpeting what The Kitchen owner Kimbal Musk is advertising on billboards and bus benches in struggling neighborhoods around Denver. Maybe you have seen them. They say things like: Olive oil […]
The preschoolers walked in a single-file line across the blacktop playground to a macaroni-shaped garden bed of dirt. Then the students at Sixth Avenue Elementary School in central Los Angeles listened as they were taught to till the soil, spread it out and dig fingertip-sized holes.
Julie Hauser spends several hours a week, harvesting garden produce. Last week, she filled a bag with Lemon Boy and Green Zebra tomatoes and snipped basil and parsley. She even harvested a baby cantaloupe. “It’s the first cantaloupe I’ve ever grown,” she says. The harvest wasn’t destined for her table, however. Instead, it will make […]
When Kimbal Musk, 40, and his brother Elon sold their first company, Zip2, in 1999 for more than $300 million, both of them could have spent the rest of their lives doing little more than surfing and spending money. Instead, they kept on working. Elon started PayPal (in which Kimbal was a big investor) and […]