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August 20, 2017

 

swiss chard baklava

Summer Potluck Dishes To Withstand The Heat, Please Crowds

We asked three chefs for their suggestions for dishes that will stand out from all the beans and burgers and slaw and dips sure to be on the table.

August 12, 2017

 

Ricotta Toast

Farmers’ Market Ricotta Toasts

You don’t have to choose between savory and sweet with this recipe.

August 8, 2017

 

honey-cornbread-snacking-cake

Honey Cornbread Snacking Cake

The flavor of honey and corn are prominent, while the summer blueberries are sweet, tart and juicy.

June 19, 2017

 

slice of cherry galette

Rosemary Cherry Galette With Whipped Honey Goat Cheese

This recipe has a savory twist thanks to the addition of rosemary and goat cheese. It’s a sophisticated dessert that home cooks of all skill levels can conquer.

June 18, 2017

 

blueberry-cornbread-cobbler

Blueberry Cornbread Cobbler: Sweet And Tart Dessert

The sweet and tart blueberries work so wonderfully with the cornbread. No sugar necessary!

June 12, 2017

 

watermelon

Watermelon Agua Fresca

In the past, I’ve usually made a simple syrup to add to the watermelon puree but this year I found it to be completely unnecessary.

May 30, 2017

 

Asparagus-Salad-with-Cilantro-Dressing

Shaved Asparagus Spinach Salad With Cilantro Dressing

I love shaving asparagus and adding it to pizzas, pastas and of course salads. In this preparation, I serve it with my version of a green goddess dressing.

August 22, 2016

 

frittata

Recipe: Finch’s Chanterelle Frittata

Brunchers won't have many more chances to enjoy Jeff Finch's chanterelle frittata. It's available only as long as foragers provide him with fresh mushrooms.

July 29, 2016

 

tomato basil scones

Tomato Basil Scones

These flaky scones are perfect for a leisurely weekend brunch and easy to grab on your way out the door throughout the week.

July 5, 2016

 

kids

Many Children Still Hungry For Summer Food

With commuting, and other lifestyle changes, a growing number of low-income children now live outside the neighborhoods that qualify for federal assistance.

July 13, 2015

 

flooded corn field

Record Rainfall Drowning Indiana’s Crops

Last month was the wettest June since 1895, causing many fields to flood.

August 24, 2014

 

Ripening Blueberries

Summer Berry Picking: Blueberries

Of all my u-pick berry adventures this summer, I most enjoyed picking blueberries. Not only were they tasty to eat, they required less stooping to pick!

August 17, 2014

 

Red raspberries

Summer Berry Picking: Raspberries

Red and gold raspberries are delicious right now, but blackberries aren't ripe enough yet at the u-pick farm The Extraordinary Berry.

August 10, 2014

 

U-Pick Strawberries

Summer Berry Picking: Strawberries

Strawberry picking, though delicious, is tougher than you might think! I used some of my harvest to make Strawberry Chia Jam.

August 6, 2014

 

Farmer John Schweiser

Farmers On The Prairie Work Through Modern Day Dust Bowl

While big swathes of the Great Plains have partially recovered from the extreme 2012 drought, some sections are still desperately dry.

July 22, 2014

 

hen in her coop with egg

Why Isn’t My Hen Laying Eggs?

There are many things that can cause a hen to stop laying eggs, from the weather to an illness. Here are the most common problems to help you troubleshoot.

August 19, 2013

 

A bowl of strawberry shortcake sits on a window sill

Vegan Strawberry Shortcake With Cashew Cream

Round out the dog days of summer with this dairy-free take on a back-porch classic.

June 24, 2013

Raw Rules! 

A plate of spring rolls alongside a bowl of peanut dip

Summer Salad Rolls For Raw Veggie Lovers

Welcome summer with these refreshing salad rolls -- perfect for potlucks and cookouts!

June 21, 2013

Conflict Resolution 

Hens separated by a fence

Six Tips To Successfully Add New Birds To The Flock

The getting-to-know-you process can be tricky for chickens. Here are tips for integrating new birds into your existing flock.

September 29, 2012

Conditions In The Coop 

chicken laying an egg

Backyard Chicken Farmers, Part 3: Too Hot, Too Cold

Our three backyard chicken experts talk about how difficult the hot hot summer was on their birds, and they give tips for helping your flock survive the winter.

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