The Upsetter

Heritage seeds, the definitive Lee "Scratch" Perry film, Vimeo's app and more in our week in review

Billed as “the definitive life story” of dub godfather, Bob Marley mentor, and living music legend Lee “Scratch” Perry, the trailer for The Upsetter hints at a film that explores reggae culture through the many sides of one of its greats.

City Hydroponic

NYC's urban gardening supply store with a mission

Behind the many verdant closets and kitchen-corner produce installations increasingly tucked into NYC apartments, you can often find the expertise and passion of urban gardening advocate and entrepreneur Aaron Moore. Splitting his time between his two City Hydroponic supply stores in New York’s Bronx and Brooklyn boroughs, Moore not only supplies the growing green gardening movement but proactively tackles the challenges of sustainable indoor farming …

Anarchy in a Jar

Seasonal preserves, pickles and chutneys made from NYC rooftop-farmed ingredients

With Brooklyn’s artisanal, back-to-basics food movement well underway, it seemed only a matter of time before jams and jellies joined the flurry of small-batch chocolates, beers, pickled goods, and popsicles. But that’s as predictable as Anarchy in a Jar gets. Founded by self-proclaimed “Jamarchist” Laena McCarthy, Anarchy turns out seasonal selections of flavorful and eclectic jams, jellies, preserves and chutneys that—despite only consisting of a …