The warm days are growing cooler. The kids are going back to school. Labor Day, the unofficial “end of summer,” is just around the corner. I love fall like everyone else, but before it gets here, I find myself savoring all the tastes of summer. As the season winds down, I don’t want to let [...]
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It’s the height of garden season, and every day there’s weeding, hoeing, harvesting and food preparation to be done. Along with work, parenting and everything else going on in the summertime, gardening can become a chore.
Case in point: last Tuesday. My husband was out of town and I took the day off work to take [...]
Thanks to an eat-local challenge from Mother Nature Network and Kitchen Gardeners International, families across America will be declaring their food independence tomorrow by eating local, sustainable foods at July 4th celebrations. Want to join them? Visit Mother Nature Network’s interactive map to find a recipe using foods that are in season in your state.
When we got home tonight from our trip to the beach, my husband, the kids and I all walked out to the garden to see what we’d missed over the past four days. A neighbor’s dog, who followed us into the garden, seems to have been spending a lot of time there while we were [...]