Feeling zen in Week 10.(Jennifer Prediger) We're now ten weeks into a devoted takeout eater's dive into the realm of Community Supported Agriculture, chronicled here in this Urbivore's Dilemma series. This week's themes all start with "p:" pesto, pickles, and panzanella. My beloved CSA presented me with red and orange tomatoes, a slew of basil, summer squash, a cucumber, a purple pepper, scallions, carrots, plum and peaches! I now know the meaning of the phrase pay dirt. I also spy something green: basil. I have always wanted to be the kind of person who makes her own pesto. This week …
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Jennifer Prediger is a writer and producer who channels Umbra Fisk for Grist in the world of online video. She recently joined a CSA and is learning how to live with less take-out.