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Crescent Farm: Hands-on Workshops

Crescent Farm: Hands-on Workshops
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In the heart of the L. A. Arboretum is a land that’s been reclaimed, becoming a hub of exploration and experimentation. Crescent Farm. This “reclaimed landscape”—one acre of former lawn—just north of Baldwin Lake is where the Arboretum “experiments and explores new and ancient horticulture techniques for water conservation and food production.” Crescent Farm’s workshops […]

Regional Italian Pasta Dishes: Demo & Tasting

Regional Italian Pasta Dishes: Demo & Tasting

Aglio e Olio (Campania). Cacio e Pepe (Rome). Prosciutto with Cream (Emilia-Romagna). Three dishes that represent Chef Isaac Greenhouse’s training and passion. Greenhouse began his working career in the fashion industry, but realizing he not only enjoyed food but felt rather passionately about it, he went to culinary school, then trained under and executive chef […]

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

A book sale is not what we would consider a traditional “good deed,” but upon reflection Friends of the Pasadena Public Library is a “good deed” entity. Its mission is to help fund library programs, special services, and cultural events—from summer reading clubs for children, author events, movies, and a reading fair to the community-wide […]

Organic Fruit & Veggie Gardening

Organic Fruit & Veggie Gardening

Learn how to grow fruits and vegetables organically in your home garden! You’ll be saving money at the grocery store while contributing to the healthy lifestyle of your family by reaping the nutritional benefits of eating fresh-grown produce.   Vegetable gardens enhance the appearance of any yard and provide a fun activity for all ages. This […]

These Birdly Delights

These Birdly Delights

The ancient Chinese philosophy Taoism (also known as Daoism) believes that a three legged red crow which lives in the sun symbolises the Great Triad which is the three great powers of being: Man, Heaven and Earth. (Signology.org) The Egyptian god Atum chose a bird to represent the moment of creation while birds of prey […]

Food Forward Gleaning & Workshops

Food Forward Gleaning & Workshops

We thank Food Forward for sharing the article below with Hometown Pasadena readers…   Feeding the Hungry at the Pasadena Farmers Market On a typical Saturday morning, Pasadena’s bustling farmers market entices hundreds of eager shoppers who sift through mountains of fresh produce. But ever wonder what happens to all that peak produce once the […]

Twilight Nights

Twilight Nights

Super heroes and launching rockets. Making masks and designing a “franken-toy.” It’s Twilight Nights at Kidspace. The first in the series is Friday, June 12th. Kids are welcome to attend dressed as their favorite super hero, astronaut, or anything sci-fi and having to do with space. Then join the Space Parade! Twilight Nights happen once […]

Make Music by Lyd & Mo

Make Music by Lyd & Mo

Lydia and Mo of Lyd & Mo Photography hung out at Make Music Pasadena this last Saturday before heading up to Hsi Lai Temple in Hacienda Heights. They were kind enough to share their photos of the day, and their commentary…           Kera and The Lesbians opened the show on the […]

Lyd & Mo @ CicLAvia

Lyd & Mo @ CicLAvia

Many thanks to Lyd and Mo Cee of Lyd & Mo Photography for sharing the pictures they took around downtown Pasadena during CicLAvia. Enjoy…   Lyd & Mo Photography 27 N. Mentor Ave. Pasadena 91106. Tel.: 626.652.8302. LydandMo.com                            

Canterbury & Coventry…and Forgiveness

Canterbury & Coventry…and Forgiveness

All Saints taps into our spirituality by presenting the Canterbury and Coventry Spring Concert, and our level of faith and ability for forgiveness during a talk by Bangladeshi-American Rais Bhuiyan. From a victim in the days following 9/11 when he was shot in the face in Dallas, Texas by Mark Anthony Stroman, Bhuiyan attracted attention […]

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