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Storm soup

I feel like I have my own personal chef today.  The farm closed early, so we headed home around lunch time and I said “This would be a great day to make some...
kitter's gifts

Though it seems early, now is actually the perfect time to start knitting for those winter holidays. To help fellow knitters along with gift knitting, I’ve...

As the nights get gradually cooler, lots of plant people want to bring plants inside for the winter. We always bring a few in each year, but not always the...

Recent events have found me in Amherst, MA two times in the last three weeks, and before I travelled each time, several friends said "You HAVE to go to Atkins...

Ahhh.  Cooler weather.  Shorter days. Changing  colors. It’s time to start turning thoughts inward and settling in for the winter.  Or is it?  The usual blue...

Last week, Leah Mojer made green soup using just the extra greens that were on hand in the farm kitchen.  Here, In Leah's words, is her method.  It's very...

Planting bulbs is one of those relatively simple tasks which, when done, is very satisfying, and in less than half a year, is even more satisfying.  Your work...

I had heard stories about how the Garlic Capitl of the world, Gilroy, CA, smells like garlic for miles around, but I didn't get the scope of it until I drove...

A few weeks ago, a friend stopped by my office and offered me some freshly-dug quahogs.  I gratefully accepted them and put my husband on the task of making...

I’m going to visit my daughter at college tomorrow, a brief stop on a fall foliage tour with a friend.  “Can you bring cookies?” she asked. This is no great...

by Jack Fritsch

See Part I here, and Part II here. We began in the last post to take a close look at elephant and walrus ivory. We discussed its characteristics and pointed...

One of the few negatives surrounding the building of our house was that the bright white PVC well head was situated smack in the middle of the front yard....

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