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Life on the Farm

Of Plants and Projects

Sprouting seedlings are a call to the garden every spring. TPW’s backyard farmer Alessia Eramo explains how she uses winter to prepare for this moment and why she’s expanding her growing ’scape. Be educated and inspired.

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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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