Thinning Vegetables 2
Thinning vegetables in the garden is a chore that lasts for most of the growing season.read more
Celeste Longacre has been growing virtually all of her family’s vegetables for the entire year for over 30 years. She cans, she freezes, she dries, she ferments & she root cellars. She also has chickens. Celeste has also enjoyed a longtime relationship with The Old Farmer’s Almanac as their astrologer. Her new book on living lightly on the Earth is coming soon!
Now is the time to plant onions indoors. If you want onions that are going to keep through the winter, you need to plant a good “keeper” variety. Catalogues will generally have this information available. I always plant them either in late February or March. This year, there are four different days which are particularly ideal in the month of March. The 11th, 12th, 20th and 21st are all spectacular.read more
I learned a lot about nutrition over the years by studying it on my own. When I came across Sally Fallon (Morell)’s book, “Nourishing Traditions, things really fell into place. She is fantastic about telling you what the different vitamins, fats, enzymes, etc. do in the body. Then, she describes—in over 600 pages—how to cook everything. For example, she says about enzymes…read more
I love this time of year. The garden is done, my pantry, root cellar and freezers are full and it’s time to begin enjoying some of this wonderful food. The old adage “we are what we eat” is quite true so it is important to always seek the best quality in the foods that we prepare.read more