Time: September 10, 2011 from 10am to 1pm
Location: Bellingham Farmers Market
Street: 1100 Railroad
Website or Map: http://sustainableconnections…
Event Type: cooking, preserving, bookreading, farmers, market
Organized By: Eat Local First Campaign (posted by Laura R.)
Latest Activity: Sep 4, 2011
As part of September Eat Local Month, Amy Pennington, Seattle urban gardener and foodie extraordinaire will be doing a cooking demo with fresh produce found at the market that day, and talking about her her two books, Apartment Gardening and Urban Pantry.
Amy is a whiz at preserving year round, at growing amazing gardens, making simple foods and writing books about it all!
This is going to be a lovely speical event, and it's one of the stops on the free self guided Whatcom County Farm Tour. Don't miss it!
Apartment Gardening by Amy Pennington covers everything readers need to start and tend their own urban gardens, including DIY projects and recipes for food and homemade sundries. Whether the free space is a large balcony or a tiny mason jar, gardeners will enjoy this fresh look at self-sustenance on a small scale.
Food enthusiast Amy Pennington is the creator and owner of GoGo Green Garden, an edible gardening business wherein she builds, plants and tends edible gardens for city folk in their backyards. In March of 2009 Amy launched UrbanGardenShare.org, a garden website that pairs city gardeners with unused garden space via an online matching site. She has been featured on Whole Living Martha Stewart Sirius Radio and in national and international publications including Sunset Magazine and the Toronto Star. Amy is a regular contributing writer to Edible Seattle, a bi-monthly food-focused magazine highlighting the culinary bounty of the Puget Sound region. Her first book, Urban Pantry, was published in April 2010. She lives in Seattle.