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Rachel Wharton
find me on Insta; on Twitter I’m not in to win it. Otherwise I’m a food writer, James Beard award-winning & author of “American Food: A Not-So-Serious History”
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Rachel Wharton Oct 21
Nice piece on persimmons by we had an American persimmon in my parents frontyard in NC (and I also just heard there were a few growing in BK’s greenwood cemetery, not too far from you peeps)
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KU News Service Oct 21
Indigenous foodways expert and author Devon Mihesuah spoke with about the pawpaw trees she's planted. “If I ever move,” the prof says, “they’re coming with me.” Read more in the New York Times.
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KU College of LA&S Oct 21
Devon Mihesuah, a professor of , grew up picking pawpaws with her grandmother. Now she has 17 of her own. She talked with about the ancient fruit tree and its numerous benefits.
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Danielle Nierenberg, Food Tank Oct 20
“The pawpaw is native here,” said Mr. Marcus, who works on behalf of the Philadelphia Orchard Project. “It makes you feel more secure about our ability to feed ourselves.” (via )
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New York Daily News Oct 20
New York man who murdered popular pizzeria owner outside Brooklyn home in 2016 sentenced to 24 years to life Andres Fernandez was found guilty in December of fatally shooting L&B Spumoni Gardens owner Louis Barbati outside his Dyker Heights home in 2016.
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Rachel Wharton Oct 20
“What they’ve managed to do,” says Michael Bierut, the Pentagram partner and design-world eminence who started his career working for Vignelli himself, “is legitimately revolutionary.”
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Rachel Wharton Oct 20
Replying to @simonathibault
that is the nicest praise ever! Thank you
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Simon Thibault Oct 20
Big kudos to for this piece on Pawpaws - not just a fruit, but a way to use food as a point of entry into everything from economics to ecology and ethics. And to do so in the smartest way: flavour.
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KU News Service Oct 20
As a child, prof Devon Mihesuah picked pawpaws with her grandmother. Today, the Indigenous foodways expert is featured in a New York Times article about the fruit with a devoted following. Read more from .
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New York Restoration Project Oct 19
We're so thrilled to be featured in today's piece by ! ✨ The Promise of Pawpaw
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BKLYN Library Oct 2
We're thrilled to announce the newly formed Center for Brooklyn History, which combines & @brooklynhistory. With its vast resources, the Center will house the most expansive collection of Brooklyn history in the world. Learn more:
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New York Botanical Garden Oct 1
EcoQuests challenge New Yorkers to become citizen scientists and observe, study, and conserve the native plants and animals of the City via iNaturalist, an easy-to-use mobile app. For October's EcoQuest Challenge, help us track down Common Mugwort:
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Rachel Wharton Oct 1
Or the npr interview. Where I’m pretty sure when asked what the solution was she said something like re-do the internet. That and “the idea that we might ignore that or fear covering it because it might help it grow, I think, ignores the power that it has to grow on its own.”
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NYC Votes Sep 29
If you received a ballot envelope addressed to the wrong person: 1) DO NOT return your ballot. 2) will automatically mail you a corrected absentee ballot and ballot envelope. 3) You can still vote in-person (Early Voting or Election Day).
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Rachel Wharton Sep 29
Replying to @WmFerguson @writesloud
No way for channeling rage it’s gotta be anything from Stink
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Pete Wells Sep 28
I know a lot of people who try to lose weight through intermittent fasting. They'll want to know that a controlled clinical study has finally been done. The results (no spoilers) are summarized very engagingly in this thread.
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Rachel Wharton Sep 25
Replying to @maxfalkowitz
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Rachel Wharton Sep 25
Replying to @maxfalkowitz
My dog has never discouraged fire escape squirrels despite me trying but after a lot of failures I’ve determined they don’t mess with mint, basil (probably oregano?) yarrow or marigolds
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Rachel Wharton Sep 14
My favorite line was “These guys must be really good!”
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Leah Douglas Sep 8
Since June, I’ve been working on a story about racism and inequity at FFA (Future Farmers of America), the country’s largest student farm organization, and the Black alumni who are pushing for change. It’s out today. I hope you’ll read it. 👇
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