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October 6, 2012

This Week's Podcast 

bowl of green tomatoes

Drew Ramsey Talks Nutrition, Green Tomatoes Vine To Fryer

Dr. Drew Ramsey talks about how diet can affect brain health. Growing tomatoes next spring starts with amending your soil. And, let's make fried green tomatoes!

September 10, 2012

Green Thumb 

janisse, ray seed underground

Next Level Gardening: Seed Saving

Janisse Ray says every morsel of food we eat starts with a seed. Her new book "The Seed Underground" celebrates the labor of love of seed saving.

July 25, 2012

Cold Soup 

Green Gazpacho

Green Gazpacho With Cucumbers

A bowl of cold soup is refreshing during these hot days. Change up your traditional gazpacho recipe by using cucumbers instead.

July 9, 2012

Grocery Store Genetics 

A pile of tomatoes stacked like building blocks at a grocery store.

For Tomatoes, There’s More Than Meets The Eye

A study shows industrial tomatoes' perfectly red cast is linked to reduced flavor. Just another reason to patronize your local farmers market this weekend.

July 1, 2012

Christmas Colors 


Tomatoes And Snow Peas Salad

This colorful salad celebrates seasonal veggies. It doesn't contain any acid in order to maintain the vibrant green of the snow peas.

June 12, 2012

Up Up And Away 

container planters made from light fixtures

Look Up, There’s A Garden On The Roof

A roof is a terrible thing to waste. That's why the Middle Way House has transformed their roof into a garden for growing food and collecting water.

June 2, 2012

Podcast Goodies 


Foraging For Cattails, Garden Tower, Salmon On The Grill

In the podcast today, we forage for cattails and grill up some salmon. We also chat with the guys behind the innovative Garden Tower Project.

May 1, 2012

Mexican Fiesta 

vegan dream quesadilla cooking in the oven

Vegan Dream Quesadilla

Not vegan? No problem. This quesadilla with tofu, spinach, pine nuts and pesto will satisfy you.

March 16, 2012

Get Your Garden On 

saving tomato seeds

Saving Seeds For Future Gardens

There are a number of steps that go into preserving seeds after a harvest, but the efforts are rewarding.

March 10, 2012

Know Your Food 

yarns from alpacas from Red Rosa Farm

Meet A Farmer: Cathy Crosson, Red Rosa Farm

Cathy Crosson's table at the Winter Farmers Market includes many different colors of alpaca yarns and over 300 varieties of heirloom seeds.

February 24, 2012

No Meat Necessary 

raw walnut tacos

Raw Walnut Tacos

It's raw. It's vegan. And you'd never know the difference!

February 7, 2012

Dry Beans 

Lima Bean Soup

Lima Bean Soup Or Ragut

Experiment with cooking beans from dry for this recipe. You can inject a lot of flavor this way.

January 17, 2012

Veggie Center Stage 

Tuscan-Style Roasted Broccoli

Tuscan-Style Roasted Broccoli

In Italy, they treat broccoli more as the star of the show, just as in this dish.

January 16, 2012

Vegetarians Welcome 

yellow lentil bisque

Yellow Lentil Bisque

This vegetarian soup is hearty enough to eat as a meal. Use water instead of stock and it's also vegan-friendly!

January 5, 2012

Belly Warmer 

buffalo chili

Bison, Pumpkin And Lentil Chili

In addition to the three marquee ingredients, coffee adds some zing to this chili.

November 20, 2011

Belly Warmer 

Meaty Three-Bean Chili

Meaty Three-Bean Chili

If you find yourself being invited to my house in the woods, prepare yourself for some leaf raking and my chili afterwards.

November 17, 2011

Green Thumb 

Ferrol Johnson kneels by his garden

Ask A Gardener: Prepping The Soil For Next Year’s Tomatoes

Ferrol Johnson doesn’t mince words when talking about the difficulties of growing food in clay soil. He offers tips for being successful next spring.

November 11, 2011

Whistle Stop Cafe 

fried green tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

Recruit some young sous chefs who won't mind getting their hands dirty to help you bread the tomatoes for this delicious Fried Green Tomatoes recipe.

October 9, 2011

Green Thumb 

baby broccoli plant

Beginners Guide To Gardening: Crop Rotation

Crop rotation is a practice that has been around for centuries with proven benefits. Best of all, it requires no chemical fertilizers or pesticides!

October 2, 2011

More Recalls 


Ready-Made Salads Recalled For Salmonella

Another recall has hit the Midwest and Southern states -- "Thornton's Quick Café’s Chef Salad" have been recalled over salmonella on grape tomatoes.

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