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Articles Written By Jerry Greenfield

What’s In the Beef?

What’s In the Beef?

On January 10, 1984, Americans first got to see three older women gathered around a seemingly impressive looking hamburger in a fast-food restaurant that proudly proclaimed themselves “The Home of the Big Bun.” After two of them marvel at the ...

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How Valuable Is Your Dirt?

How Valuable Is Your Dirt?

When it comes to survival gardening, it all begins with dirt. Once you’ve gotten yourself completely off the grid, you might be generating enough electricity to consider hydroponics. Until that time, you’re stuck with good old-fashioned dirt if you’re looking ...

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Not So Safe Sun Screen Ingredients

Not So Safe Sun Screen Ingredients

Although most popular histories track the invention of sunscreen back to the 1930s, recently translated papyri and tomb walls in Egypt may push that date back by a few thousand years. Giving it a little thought, I guess it just ...

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Dow’s Dangerous Triple Play

Dow’s Dangerous Triple Play

Two weeks ago, as I was finishing up the piece on “Savory Herbs and Unsavory Weather,” I decided that today’s column would focus on invasive herbs. Unfortunately, another potential invasion has caused me to put that plan on the back ...

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Savory Herbs and Unsavory Weather

Savory Herbs and Unsavory Weather

Except for a few short-lived cold snaps, it has been a pretty mild winter here in North Carolina. From what I’ve been hearing, the same can be said for most of the United States. Of course, those of us who ...

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The Scarborough Herbs

The Scarborough Herbs

A portion of the town of Scarborough is perched upon limestone cliffs towering over the North Sea in the English county of North Yorkshire. With a population of about 50,000 souls, it is, these days, the largest holiday resort on ...

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