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July 4, 2017

 

peaches

Unseasonable Winter Weather Takes Bite Out Of Georgia Peach Crop

A warm winter in Georgia, followed by a March freeze wiped out most of this year's crop, and what's left may not leave the state.

April 30, 2017

 

spring onion risotto

Spring Onion Risotto

Because it’s made with vegetable stock, this risotto is pretty light. The cheese added in at the end adds just enough richness and umami to make it interesting.

April 26, 2017

 

pan-fried morels

Morels, Simply Pan-Fried

Take care to clean your morels well before you fry them up. A salt water bath helps to remove any bugs that may have made a home in your mushrooms.

April 17, 2017

 

flaxseeds

Veganize Your Baked Goods With Flaxseeds

Our podcast series on baking goes vegan with Natalie Rae Good. Then, sustainable foraging tips from an expert. (Hint: leave the ramps bulbs in the ground.)

March 10, 2017

 

Mas Masumoto

Mas Masumoto’s Letter To A Young Farmer — His Daughter

This week, Mas Masumoto on how his daughter's experience of farming differs from his. And cooking with an ingredient that requires no cultivation -- dandelions.

May 4, 2016

 

morels growing in the woods

Hunting Morel Mushrooms: Q&A With Annie Corrigan

We have tips and tricks for finding morel mushrooms, but don't delay. The season is almost over!

October 5, 2015

 

Water flooding near a shed

High Water Changes Platte River Landscape

In central Nebraska, the Platte River was at or near flood stage for close to two months, submerging crop fields near the river and damaging bridges and fences.

June 18, 2015

 

Bill McKelvey

Food Pantries Help Patrons Grow Their Own Produce

Grow Well Missouri passes out seeds and starter plants at area food pantries so locals can grow their own food.

February 26, 2015

 

redbud dessert

Get Warm! Five Posts To Prepare For Spring

For some of the nation, it's hard to believe spring can be around the corner. Get your mind in a warmer place with five spring-related posts.

June 4, 2014

 

A finished clary sage fritter

Clary Sage, The Colonial Taste Of Spring

Winter-worn American colonists nibbled on clary sage leaves to mark the arrival of spring. Check out pics from Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow, New York.

April 16, 2014

 

morel mushrooms

Morel Mushroom Hunters Can Now Hunt Off Trails

A new law in Indiana allows foragers to legally hunt for mushrooms off trails.

March 29, 2014

 

young chef dicing tomatoes

Get Kids Cooking, Muddy Fork Bakery, Brussels Sprouts

Parents often struggle to get kids to be adventurous eaters. Our experts have some ideas. Bread baking at Muddy Fork, and Brussels sprouts paired with polenta.

March 28, 2014

 

Colorado-irrigaiton-crop

Recovering From Flooding, Farmers Hope For Enough Water

Colorado farmers that depend on water are scrambling to repair flood-damaged irrigation networks in time for the crucial spring planting season.

March 10, 2014

Greening Your Bookshelf 

book covers

5 Must-Read Food Books For Spring

We’ve gathered a list of new additions to your bookshelf that will inspire you to eat local, forage wild edibles and get your green thumb on.

February 28, 2014

DIY 

cover of sugarmaker's companion

Maple Syrup And All Its Delicious Parts

Making maple syrup does not need to be left to the experts. Michael Farrell's "A Sugarmaker's Companion" will give you the tools you need to do it yourself.

February 23, 2014

Green Thumb 

snap peas sprouting in the garden

Gearing Up For Gardening Season

Shake off those polar vortex blues and get your hands dirty! Stephanie Solomon says it's never too early to start your garden preparations.

February 14, 2014

Spring Chickens 

A hen and a chicken enter coop from their run

Are You Ready For Chickens?

Here’s a quiz to help you figure out if you are ready to start your own backyard chicken flock.

May 11, 2013

Cheep Cheep 

Sicilian Buttercup Chicks

They Grow Up So Fast: Caring For Baby Chicks

Springtime means Jana Wilson is running a nursery and a pre-school on her chicken farm.

April 4, 2013

The Ides Of Spring 

Two pounds of roasted asparagus on a rectangular white plate

Easy Roasted Asparagus

Kiss winter tubers goodbye and enjoy these spring stalks while you can!

January 17, 2013

A Watched Pot... 

two softly-illuminated eggs against a black background

Waiting For The Eggs

While it's normal for chickens to take a break from laying this time of year, there are other factors that may be reducing the number of eggs you're getting.

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