It’s that time of year to get your buckets ready and go pick your own fruit and/or vegetables.
Previews: Chef Erin Andrews demonstrates how to cook a Turkey Chard Chili. A close-up look at one urban farm store. Naomi Montacre shares some food gardening tips, and resources for beginners.
Now that the winter season is close at hand, have you considered growing a winter garden? Kelly Wood shows us how she transplants her kale starts into her garden beds.
Food.Farmer.Earth newsletter: Harriet Fasenfest shares practical tips for how to put up food for use throughout the year. Virginia Yoder provides a fascinating glimpse into a way of life that has largely vanished from the American landscape. The Weekly Roundup, and more.
How kids can learn by cooking and by farming, and having fun along the way.
Farmer Rick Steffen, and culinary instructor Katherine Deumling share their views about the future of small family farms.
September 08, 2011 Here I am working on replacing my lawn with edibles and along comes this nifty idea: a front yard chicken coop. But wait, it’s designed to improve my front lawn as the chickens feed, forage, scratch, and fertilize the ground. Can I have a lawn and grow food too? It’s a solar […]
Who’s a real farmer, is backyard gardening really farming? Where do you draw the line?
February 14, 2011 A website I couldn’t help but share today, Valentine’s Day, whose sole purpose is to connect farmers and down-to-earth singles. It’s called FarmersOnly.com and was started by Jerry Miller in 2005. “FarmersOnly.com is the brainchild of Jerry Miller who has done marketing and public relations for thousands of farms and ranches across […]
January 28, 2011 The last Saturday in January is National Seed Swap Day, which for 2011 is tomorrow, January 29th. Several communities hold their own seed swap on this day. It’s an opportunity to meet up with other seed enthusiasts and swap seeds. “The first annual Washington Gardener Seed Exchange was held on January 26, […]