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Life on the Farm

Beauty of the Bounty

High-summer’s crops are in their glory right now, as TPW’s backyard farmer Alessia Eramo finds herself in constant harvest mode. Catch tips for making the most of what once was a lawn, as well as a recipe straight from Italy, in her latest dispatch.

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Alessia Eramo, who lives and farms her yard in Clifton, holds a PhD in civil and environmental engineering from Rutgers. She regularly visits her family in Italy’s countryside, where she’s learned much about food and always finds inspiration for growing what you can, wherever you can.



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