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.
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.
Crop rotation is a practice that has been around for centuries with proven benefits. Best of all, it requires no chemical fertilizers or pesticides!
Another recall has hit the Midwest and Southern states -- "Thornton's Quick Café’s Chef Salad" have been recalled over salmonella on grape tomatoes.
Flooding, drought and extreme weather have taken their toll on the nation's crops, but the damage may not be as bad as we think.
Sometimes when I get home from the Saturday farmers market I just want to dive in and start cooking.
Is there anything more gratifying than the sweet reward of reaping what you sow? Not when it comes to the vegetable garden.
Yes, I realize we're still in the middle of growing season, but you want to be prepared for the day when it's time to harvest!
What do you do when you receive a batch of mint in your CSA box?
Grape tomatoes are being recalled in over 13 states.
How deep? How far apart? How often? We answer all these questions regarding sowing seeds.
Preparing food can be just as enjoyable as eating the food, especially if you involve your kids. Veggie pizzas are a fun way to let your kids be creative.
I make soup a lot. It helps use up the odds and ends that seem to get pushed to the back of the pantry. Today, I am making tomato soup.
Two soups for your winter eating! One uses Lima beans, and the other adds quinoa to some smoked turkey.
Kids love to snack, but that doesn't mean those snacks can't be healthy. Here's a list of healthy snacks to fuel your kids after a long school day.
Everyone’s got one – a chili recipe. The first recipe is my mama’s original recipe, and the second one is my modern adaption.
We’re getting ready for Thanksgiving with savory pumpkin slices and killer fried green tomatoes. And, Christine Barbour can't live without sweet potatoes.
Vine ripened tomatoes are one of my favorite fruits to preserve. Nothing brings you back to summer than using preserved tomatoes during the winter.
The Southern tomato sandwich represents the simplicity and resourcefulness of rural farming areas – where the weather is warm and tomatoes are plentiful.
If your apartment building or home owner’s association allows it, growing fruits and vegetables in containers are a great option for summer edibles.