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The Rise of Rooftop Gardens: How Urban Agriculture is Changing Cityscapes
In recent years, the concept of rooftop gardens has blossomed in cities around the world, transforming barren concrete...
NBC’s TODAY Hot List: 7 trendy finds worth the buy
Shop TODAY senior SEO editor Jess Bender has a knack for hot sauce, and this is one that...
ABC World News Tonight with David Muir
Made in America highlights the community gardeners and urban farmers who grow peppers to make Small Axe Peppers...
Drying and Dehydrating Peppers – 3 Different Methods
Peppers are a staple in many cuisines from around the world, and there are countless varieties to choose...
Community gardens offer ‘green oasis spaces in urban environments’
Our CEO John Crotty breaks down the hot sauce company’s partnerships with community gardens and small businesses, the...
5 Tips to Keep a Healthy Community Garden
Check out this article and find out 5 tips to keep a healthy community garden. Based on the...
All You Need to Know About Hot Chili Sauce
Hot chili sauce is a type of sauce or condiment made from chili peppers and other ingredients. It...
3 Benefits Of Having Hot Peppers In Your Meal
Hot peppers are more than just a tasty addition to your meal; they also offer some surprising health...
Top Cookbooks For Spicy Food Fans: A Comprehensive Guide
If you’re a fan of spicy food, then you know that there’s nothing quite like a good, mouth-watering...
Why Urban Farms Matter
In a world that is ever-more industrialized and digitized, it’s more important than ever to support your local...
Is a Black Pearl Pepper Edible?
Can you eat a black pearl pepper? Find out the answer to the questions that bother all those...
Sustainable Business Practices For A Greener Economy
Though eco-entrepreneurship and sustainable business practices are not quite mainstream, they have been on the rise recently and...
Spicing up summer concerts at Forest Hills
  While crews at Forest Hills Stadium prepared for the next concert of their 2022 season, backstage something...
#IAMSMALLAXE Episode 1: Blackacre Community Garden
In our first installment of #IAMSMALLAXE, our new series in which we are showcasing the people behind the...
Introducing… #IAMSMALLAXE
Last year, Small Axe Peppers bought more than 11,000 pounds of peppers from 52 different community garden partners...
Why Do People Like Spicy Food?
Why do people like spicy food? Perhaps, it’s a question you’ve never pondered but if you really stop...
How Are Sustainable Snacks Made?
Have you ever wondered about how your favorite sustainable snacks are made, and the possible environmental impact of...
A Garden Grows In The Bronx
Tucked away in between apartment buildings in the Belmont section of the Bronx you can find a community garden. For...
Delicious Turkey Recipe That is Perfect For Family Dinner
This delicious turkey recipe proves that those who define turkey as bland and boring have obviously never prepared...
What is a Chipotle Pepper?
What is a Chipotle Pepper? Chipotle peppers, we’ve all heard of them, right? But what are they? To...
How to Celebrate Juneteenth: 5 Original Ideas
In this post, we learn all about and how to celebrate Juneteenth.  June 19th, better known as Juneteenth...
The Health Benefits of Gardening
In this post, guest writer Maria Cannon explores the health benefits of gardening and how she overcame fatigue...
Does Hot Sauce Go Bad?
Does Hot Sauce Go Bad? To answer the question bluntly, yes hot sauce does go bad. However, that...
LA Times Profile of Small Axe’s Partnership La Madera Community Garden
In the LA County City of El Monte sits a small plot of land tucked between a dusty...
Are Peppers Fruits or Vegetables?
Are peppers fruits? Or are they vegetables? Turns out that it depends who you ask. According to any...
How Hot Are Serrano Peppers?
What is a Serrano pepper? The serrano pepper is a chili pepper originating in the mountainous regions of...
The Best Eco-Friendly Gifts for 2022
Eco-friendly gifts just seem necessary this year, don’t they? If 2020 has taught us anything, it is that...
Small Axe Partners with KeHE CAREtrade®
KeHE is one of the largest and most respected national fresh, natural & organic and specialty food distributors in...
B Corporations Making a Difference
B Corporations are new kinds of businesses accelerating a global culture shift to towards a more inclusive and...
AJR & Small Axe Peppers Collaborate on a New Hot Sauce
And just like that…. BANG! A new Hot Sauce! That’s right, Small Axe Peppers has recently teamed up...
3 Spicy Thanksgiving Recipes for 2022
Spicy Thanksgiving Recipes from Small Axe Peppers 2020 has been a rough year. No doubts about it. But...
How Americans are Cooking at Home
The pandemic is affecting the way people are eating at home. More than half of consumers (55%) are...
Habanero Mango Hot Sauce Recipes
Habanero Mango. Mango Habanero. An unlikely but delightful combination, indeed. But isn’t that what creativity is all about?...
7 Preservatives to Watch Out For
What are preservatives? The term “preservatives” refers to the functional name for a wide variety of compounds that...
Pros and Cons of GMOs
When you hear the infamous acronym, GMO, what comes to mind? Often, GMOs invoke images of greedy multi-nationals...
What Does Organic Food Really Mean?
We’ve all seen it. Organic here, organic there, organic everywhere! These days, it seems as though it’s hard...
What is Vegan Hot Sauce?
So what is vegan hot sauce, anyways? Small Axe Peppers is used to getting our hands dirty with...
A Letter to Our Garden Partners…
Dear Fellow Gardeners, One of the great things about the holiday season is it gives us a moment...
Hot Sauce Saves Lives
Do you like your heart? You know, that organ in your chest that keeps the ‘ole circulatory system...
Kosher Hot Sauce
Kosher Hot Sauce Ah yes, Hanukkah, our favorite Jewish holiday. The Festival of Lights is a time of...
Gifts that Give Back
“Gifts that Give Back” The holidays are quickly approaching and you know what that means — time to...
Gifts that Give Back to Chicago
“Gifts that Give Back to Chicago” The holidays are quickly approaching and you know what that means —...
Gifts that Give Back to New York City
“Gifts that Give Back to New York City” The holidays are quickly approaching and you know what that...
7 Halloween Cocktails to Haunt your Happy Hour
All Hallow’s Eve is upon us which means it’s time for a Halloween cocktail. What may have originated...
Oysterfest in the Bronx!
When thinking of oysters in New York City, what comes to mind? Maybe images of Manhattan’s upper crust,...
Heatonist and 3 Generations of Hot Sauce
HEATONIST has seen it all from the very beginning. Back when foods were blander. Back when simple pepper...
Introducing: The Chicago Hot Sauce
Chicago is a great American town, filled with a gregarious and warm people that define the Midwest. Chicagoans...
5 Best Places to Buy Hot Sauce in New York City
So New York City loves hot sauce. Consequentially, scattered throughout its five boroughs are some retail locations that...
The Compa featuring Small Axe’s Ghost Peppers Hot Sauce
As previously mentioned our guy Teddy is boxer, which he means he can take a punch. And deliver...
Urban Farm vs. Community Garden: What’s the difference?
When thinking about gardening and farming, images of inner city Detroit, South Central Los Angeles or the Bronx...