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The Tender Turnips Of Spring

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Hakurei turnips are as crunchy-sweet as an apple Shoots & Roots Our local farmers market opens in April and despite the drizzly Saturdays, the aisles are full of well supplied stalls and eager purchasers. One of the most sought after … Continue reading

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Simple & Natural Cures From The Garden

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Sunny calendulas make excellent salve and bees adore them Colds, Flu, and Covid Oh sigh, it’s chicken soup time again (a vegetarian version works too). Despite (or maybe because of) the general relaxing of pandemic rules and prohibitions, a lot … Continue reading

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Capturing The Essence of Tomatoes

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Slow or fast, red or green, roasting captures those essential flavors Saving Summer To Savor In Winter After such a long summery stretch of dry heat, it’s startling how quickly autumn arrives. Though the days are still warm, the nights … Continue reading

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A Wholesome Distraction

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Run Julia Child’s tian through the garden for a taste treat Gardening As Active Meditation My new meditation app informed me this week that, according to recent studies, humans spend on average about 47% of our waking hours in a … Continue reading

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