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Sorana Tarmu
Jersey City, NJ, USA
nature scientist, writer, multimedia producer
Interests: natural heritage, cultural heritage, health food, wellness
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For the past months, I have been shopping at Farmigo for local organic produce. It’s more convenient for me time-wise than going to farmers’ markets. I like to chose the Farmer’s Choice bag – I love being surprised by what is in season. This week, Willow Wisp Organic Farms surprised... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at The Art Garden Shed
Sorana Tarmu has shared their blog The Art Garden Shed
Mar 26, 2016
Working link: liahuber.ontraport.com/t?orid=1589&opid=3
Sign up for Cook the Seasons - a healthy meal planning system - $10 discount code. New season starts April 1. Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2016 at The Art Garden Shed
Very inspiring! I love the versatility of Gelatos.
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I must admit, as you might easily guess: I am not a fussy gardener. I do not grow orchids and other high-maintenance plants. (Not that I don’t utterly adore orchids, and I would grow them if any of my rooms had enough natural light.) The whole principle of sustainability entails... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2015 at The Art Garden Shed
Sustainable JC is launching a new project, under the generous umbrella of the Good Food Now! initiative, involving Jersey City’s community gardens. A first step encourages existent community garden patrons to create a free account on Farming Concrete and use the provided data collection tool called Barn for logging garden... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at The Art Garden Shed
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This event, organized by The Art Garden Shed and Queen of Bohemia Productions for Café Sole and part of JC Fridays, is a call-for-art/art-opening/art-colloquium in one, with a live world music background. Please feel free to bring art objects that you consider related to the theme, and we will exhibit... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2014 at The Art Garden Shed
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Jul 30, 2014
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Watercolor postcard – Venice Beach. Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2014 at The Art Garden Shed
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at The Art Garden Shed
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at The Art Garden Shed
Sorana Tarmu is now following Joanna Chmarzewska
May 9, 2014
Back to stories from the Art Garden Shed… For this is mainly a garden diary… This year I decided to try some lupine from American Meadows as a “bulb topper”. I have been always smitten with the flowers of the pea family (Fabaceae) and lately I found that they are... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2014 at The Art Garden Shed
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This year’s moody spring delayed the blooming of the lovely dandelions. My Conservation Biology professor at MSU mentioned them fondly last week, and in the recent days, a few bunches bloomed in my yard. Their gifts and uses are manifold, being that they are an important natural remedy. For instance,... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2014 at The Art Garden Shed
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I have been fascinated with black storks ever since I learned about their existence. Although they have the same feeding grounds with their white cousins, unlike these ones they live far from human habitations, preferring to nest in the canopies of the oldest forests they can find. If the white... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2014 at The Art Garden Shed
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I have dedicated my wix website to my handmade journals and sketchbooks. Some of them are still work in progress. Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2013 at The Art Garden Shed
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There is an ongoing art postcard swap with this theme at Hewn Arts Center, 140 Sip Ave, Jersey City, venue managed by Journal Square’s own Ed Ramirez. Next event will be on JC Fridays, December 6. Bring your creations (any bidimensional art medium will do, as long as it fits... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2013 at The Art Garden Shed
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This is the first of a postcard series created for Sustainable JC. The original is an 5’’ by 8’’ mixed media on watercolor paper. Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2013 at The Art Garden Shed
Taking an Adobe Creative Suite class and doing this as one of my projects. It was about time. Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at The Art Garden Shed
There is an Old World saying that the tailor wears torn pants and the shoemaker walks barefoot. Lately I seem to be the botanist with unknown flowers growing in my garden (being that I am on a different continent than the one on which I learned botany, which excuse might... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at The Art Garden Shed
Working on an art project related to this event… More details later… Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at The Art Garden Shed
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Nov 10, 2013