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How To Get Family Dinner On The Table in 5 Easy Steps

How To Get Family Dinner On The Table in 5 Easy Steps

Ya know sitting down with my 3 kids for a family meal never gets old.  It absolutely feels terrific and I feel triumphant every time! It used to feel great because I had a baby, a toddler, and an elementary school kid who were melting down by 5 pm hungry & tired...

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What exactly is CSA?

What exactly is CSA?

Community Supported Agriculture Well, what does that mean? So when I google 'What does CSA stand for?' there are many options. FoodRevolution.org gave me this and I learned something new. CSA stands for “community-supported agriculture.” It’s a model of farming,...

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ONLY Buy This Grown In The USA

I love garlic. Think of all the ways you eat garlic. Garlic salt, powder, in sauces, marinades & salad dressings. If you're anything like me you put it in almost every dish! That said, the average American consumes more than 2 pounds per year.... However most of...

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5 Reasons to Choose Farmers Markets

5 Reasons to Choose Farmers Markets

  What are the benefits of shopping at your local farmers market? Here are 5 major reasons why you should choose farmers markets when shopping for your dinner supplies! #1. Fresher, Healthier Produce More and more farmers markets started popping up in the last decade...

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What Really Made Me A Farmer

What Really Made Me A Farmer

Do you ever look back at your life's course of events and identify which decisions were the BIG ones? And I don't just mean where you went to college, who you married, or how many kids you have... Sometimes there's a decision, seemingly minimal, if the flow of things...

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Roast it, Dry it, smoke it, pickle it, Oh Can it!

Roast it, Dry it, smoke it, pickle it, Oh Can it!

Peppers. The unpredictable pepper plant. Patience is needed. Simply put, they can be the wallflower of the garden. Slow to germinate, scared of the cold, we start our pepper seeds in February in the germination chamber, move them to heat mats in the heated greenhouse...

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