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Can you can? Sure you can!
6 years ago

Can you can? Sure you can!

Need some resources to get started canning? Check this out….

Priorities

Why do we do what we do.

Eat Garden to Table Because You Can!
7 years ago

Eat Garden to Table Because You Can!

I like to practice garden to table as much as I am able.

While your local climate may keep you from popping out to the garden to pick something for …
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Where there’s Smoke there’s Flavor!
7 years ago

Where there’s Smoke there’s Flavor!

Whew! I hope you all had a great Christmas holiday and are resting up for  the New Year!

There was a bustle of activity around here. I was busy brining, …
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Preservation Madness

A week ago I asked myself, “What on earth are we going to do with all this stuff?”

I’d just pulled 55 lbs of  produce in a mad dash to …
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A Quick Project and Vegetable Garden Status

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The week of warm weather has certainly moved things along but without rain I’m depending too much on municipal water to keep things moist.

Last year I used and reviewed …
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Starting some Seeds

By  •  Garden

It doesn’t feel like it, but this is really only the second season that I’m vegetable gardening in earnest.  Clearly I am still learning, and there are many firsts that I’ll …
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Defeated by tiny little greens, microgreens in fact

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I don’t like to admit failure but there comes a time when it is just not worth keeping up the fight. The micro-greens just didn’t do what a) I expected them …
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Food prices at record levels? Plant a garden!

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Today Reuters ran a story about food prices being at record levels and the likelihood that they will remain this way for months to come. With that in mind I …
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