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Farm to Table

Looking for inspiration after harvest? After walking the few steps from the garden, try these simple recipes for fresh, delicious dishes that everyone will enjoy!

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Lactic Acid Fermentation A Tasty And Nutritious Science Experiment

Fermentation is one of the oldest methods of food preservation. Since the stone age, it has been used worldwide to …

Fit To Be Carved: Finding The Perfect Pumpkin In Time For Halloween

The pumpkin patch has been nurtured, watered, and watched with eager eyes all summer. First, the lovingly planted seeds sprouted …

It’s Harvest Time! The Best Time To Pull Tomatoes From Their Vines

We’re in peak tomato season, with many plants reaching maturity now. After nurturing our babies throughout the growing season, many …

Grow Lavender For Its Many Wonderful Medicinal Properties

Lavender is often associated with scented candles that encourage restful moods and relaxation. But these beautiful purple flowers are good …

5 Cool Ways Gardening Experts Harvest Their Plants

You’ve worked hard in the garden this season, nurturing your plant babies from seed to harvest! But before heading out …

Tips And Tricks For Shopping At The Local Farmer’s Market

With inflation rising, everyone is looking for a way to save money, especially when it comes to groceries. Farmer’s markets …

Growing Herbs In A Spiral Guided By The Sun

Adding fresh herbs from the garden to any dish elevates its flavor level. But growing these tasty plants can be …

Wild Strawberries: Medicinal Weed and Superfood

Humble in appearance, many consider the wild strawberry to be nothing but a weed. After all, wild strawberries spread quickly …

Tight On Space? Try These Small Food Garden Solutions

Urban food gardeners are often challenged by confined spaces with limited options for growing edibles. Many people have to juggle …

5 Insect Delicacies From Around The World

In North America, the eating of bugs and insects has typically been reserved for reality television shows like Survivor and Fear …

Relationships and Rethinking Profit in Local Food Business

Every business wants to make a profit; that’s how companies progress, and that’s how growth happens. So how can we …

Seasonal Spotlight: Arugula Is The Perfect Springtime Green

Spring is here, and with it comes a newfound sense of hope and a whole slew of new seasonal fruits …

Keeping Ten Hens And A Rooster Happy Throughout The Winter

Chickens in winter may bring to mind dark and dingy coops with mountains of frozen manure soaring upwards, but it …

Rosemary: A Culinary Gem and Flavourful Herbal Medicine

More people are jumping into the world of growing aromatic herbs, either on the balcony or in the garden. Home …

Seasonal Spotlight: Lovely Leeks Offer Cold Weather Flavor

Leeks strike me as among some of the most humble yet elegant vegetables out there. Part of the onion family, …

Seasonal Spotlight: Beets A Delicious and Nutritious Cold Weather Food Crop

These days, eating seasonal foods is where it’s at. Not only will you be consuming the freshest, most flavorful produce …

Ground Ivy: Medicine Beneath Your Feet

Ground ivy is a low-growing plant that covers the ground like a carpet. For that reason, it often doesn’t catch …

A Very Merry Plant-Based Holiday

What will you be serving up this holiday season? Between Thanksgiving, Christmas, and ringing in the New Year, traditional feasts …

Celebrating Canada’s First-Ever Upcycled Food Festival

At one point or another, we’ve all let perfectly good food go to waste. It happens, but it needs to …

Homestead 1839: A Farm With History Grows With The Past, Present, and Future In Mind

In West Burlington, Iowa, a farm called Homestead 1839 stands out from all the other fields. It has broken away from …

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