Johanna Silver
You'd think that Johanna would bring some serious Rocky Mountain credibility to the Westphoria team by being a Denver native, but forget it – she hates skiing, loathes Fat Tire, and basically has a fear of camping (a bear could eat me). Sorry, Colorado! She regains all cred by being a fully-transitioned Bay Area cliché–knowing how to slaughter a chicken, occasionally biking 40 miles to work, and not batting an eye while blasting the heat during a freezing San Francisco summer.

Recent Posts By Johanna Silver

Sunset Eat Fresh, Day 1: No, Seriously.

Who: Johanna Silver, associate garden editor. This year, I’m determined to: Eat a diet of fresh veggies and lean meat. I’m trying to keep this in the positive, but basically avoid processed food and sugar.

Eat Fresh, Day 1: Goodbye, Everything.

We’re kicking off our #SunsetEatFresh challenge today! Join us as we embark on our New Years resolutions to treat ourselves (and our bodies) well.

Planting Ideas: Frosty Foliage

Guest post by Karen Chapman and Christina Salwitz, the Seattle-based authors of Fine Foliage.    

Growing Tomatoes and Potatoes FROM THE SAME PLANT?

Oregon-based Territorial Seed Company announces the US unveiling of ‘Ketchup ‘N Fries’, a tomato grafted with a potato (or is it the other way around?). It took a decade’s worth of research to create this masterpiece. Being called a “tomtato,” the plant combines to nightshade family members (Solanacaea), with staggered maturity times so that the plant can focus all of […]