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Hi, I'm Malcolm Woods

I’m the New Media Editor at Outpost, though I’m the old media editor, as well. In both capacities, I read, hear, photograph and write about food. I also eat food pretty regularly, all of which means I spend a lot of time thinking about food in...
Malcolm Woods

Planting a seed - the best veggies to grow this summer

Food, Love and Policy By Malcolm Woods on February 8, 2011

Nothing from my garden is visible to the naked eye now. A thick blanket of snow thoroughly hides any sign of life and sends a chills through any thoughts of summer.


But the snow will melt and the hard ground will soften. And the weekend will come - months from now, but it will come - when you eye up that patch of soil in your yard and think about the foods you can grow: Tomatoes, and, well… definitely tomatoes. Everybody grows tomatoes.


But what other veggies can you grow relatively easily? 


The bloggers at Treehugger.com have come to the rescue and reading their recommendations for the top ten backyard garden veggies is nearly as good a tonic as paging through a seed catalog. Check their list here. Me? I'm thinking Brussels sprouts in a container. And peas. And carrots.


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