Boston: A Veggie Skyline


Photo: Flickr/TinyUrbanKitchen

Nothing like starting off the week with some yummy downtown.  Seriously.  This Boston skyline is made completely out of VEGETABLES (and ahem, some fruit).  Blogger Jen from Tiny Urban Kitchen is no slouch when it comes to creative uses of produce and we’re proud to feature some very original organic architecture, including a nori-covered John Hancock and “100-green-bean-Pru!”

To learn more about Jen’s skyline, and why she picked certain veggies/fruits for certain landmarks (watermelon for Fenway–yes, there’s a story!), click HERE.   Don’t miss the fun video, too.

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Associate Producer, Here & Now Most recently, Jessica worked as an associate producer at WBUR's daily local program, Radio Boston. Jessica moved to Boston in 2008 and has lived many places since leaving her native Texas. After graduating from college, Jessica worked as a federal employee, documentary film festival producer, oral historian, university teaching assistant, traveling saleswoman and klezmer musician. Her work and projects have appeared in The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, Bust, Barnard Magazine, National Public Radio, Public Radio International (PRI), and the BBC. Jessica's freelance radio work has received various awards including accolades from the Religion Newswriters Association and the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma. As a Fulbright Scholar in El Salvador, Jessica collected and studied oral histories from the Jewish Community based in San Salvador. Jessica received her B.A. in political science from Columbia University’s Barnard College and her M.A. in history from Indiana University. She learned how to make radio from the phenomenal folks at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. Jessica lives in Somerville with her husband, twin son and daughter, and two cats. To learn more about Jessica’s projects, both current and past, please visit