A warming world, square-foot garden, black bean soup

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, January 31, 2018

snowstorm

Announced by all the trumpets of the sky,
Arrives the snow, and, driving o’er the fields,
Seems nowhere to alight: the whited air
Hides hills and woods, the river, and the heaven,
And veils the farmhouse at the garden’s end
.

–Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–82)

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
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A Warming World

Why a Warming World Could Turn Cold
A few months ago, I discussed the challenges that forced me to modify the methodology that I use in making the long-range weather forecasts for The Old Farmer’s Almanac.
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Full Moon Today

Full Moon for January 2020
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What is Square-Foot Gardening?

Planning a Square-Foot Garden
Square-foot gardening is a method of densely planting in squares for multiple harvests in a small space, even if you have poor soil.
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Black Bean Soup

Black Bean Soup With Grapefruit

This Black Bean Soup has a wonderful creamy texture and earthy flavor—plus, it’s filling and nutritious. 

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