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The Wife is home from Hospital

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Saturday October 22, 2011   -   By Fred

Last Thursday The Wife went into the hospital unexpectedly. I have been out of sorts for a few days . Today she came home. I brought her home after market. I learned she is on a Low Fiber diet. Conroe's farmer market is open again tomorrow before the...

Grow Vegetables in a Hay Bale Garden

Blog: Freedom To Grow Our Own Food   -   Monday September 05, 2011   -   By Jason

Here in South Florida I use hay bales and it works great. Here is the method. Set up an area with about eight bales close together. Water the bales well then spread composted manure evenly over the surface. Water the manure and then spread garden soil evenly...

My Wife's favorite meal

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Thursday August 11, 2011   -   By Fred

Before I leave for Market every Saturday morning part of my routine is to check the fridge crisper for Large bake potatoes. If there is 2 or more in the crisper I do not have to buy anymore. So the house rule is to always have Peas Farm potatoes in the...

Vegetable & Buckwheat Pasta Salad Recipe

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Thursday May 12, 2011   -   By WFM

Berret's Seafood Restaurant demonstrated this recipe at the Williamsburg Farmers Market Chef Tent on May 7, 2011. INGREDIENTS: VEGETABLE SALAD: 1/2 Lb Oyster Mushrooms 1 Bunch (approx. 12 stalks) Asparagus 1...

The Stock Report

Blog: Irv and Shelly's Fresh Picks   -   Friday March 11, 2011   -   By Shelly

It happens to all of us at some point. You open your fridge and see that the veggies are stockpiling up faster than you can get to them. And you know that you’ve got a certain amount of time before you must “use ‘em or lose ‘em.” Don’t fret and don’t toss...

edamame seed "Moon Cake" available

Blog: Epic Gardens   -   Thursday March 03, 2011   -   By Sunny

We just received our 2011 Edamame Seed! We sell "Moon Cake" which is unusual in that it is quite tall and indeterminate.  The beans are unusually sweet and extra nutritious.  We'll have fresh Edamame in late summer through the fall. ...

Growing Swiss Chard-EASY

Blog: Rainbow Ranch Farms   -   Sunday January 16, 2011   -   By Poly

Growing Swiss Chard - advice on how to grow Swiss Chard Chard is a green leafed vegetable that makes a good alternative to spinach. Growing Chard can be easier than growing spinach as it is better able to withstand higher temperatures and water...

Marinated Black Bean Salad

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Wednesday October 20, 2010   -   By WFM

Chefs representing SHIP (School Health Initiative Program) demonstrated this recipe at the Williamsburg Farmers Market Chef Tent on Children’s Day, October 16, 2010. Ingredients: 2 (15 oz) cans black beans, drained 9 oz frozen...

Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Icing

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Wednesday September 15, 2010   -   By WFM

Jean Monaco of Martin’s demonstrated this dish at the Williamsburg Farmers Market Chef Tent on September 11, 2010.  Makes 2 loaves. Ingredients ~ ...

How to Cut up an Onion

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Wednesday August 11, 2010   -   By Cynthia

Less tears, more efficient and safe! Watch here.

Cutting Celery - Apium graveolens - Easy to Grow i...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Sunday April 18, 2010   -   By Karen

My uncle Allan grew Cutting Celery in his garden at his farm.  That's where I'd first learned of it's existance! He was diabetic and used this particular celery to add flavour to his soups and sauces. I think it would be nice added to dips as...

Heirloom Beets - Two Great Favorites!

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Sunday April 18, 2010   -   By Karen

You can't beat Beets! Beet " Chioggia " , also called the "Bulls Eye beet" for obvious reasons is an Italian heirloom dating back to the 1840's. The Chioggia Beet has a mild flavour and it's...

Greenhouses Opening Soon

Blog: Tibbetts Family Farm   -   Wednesday April 14, 2010   -   By Elaine & John

Opening day is April 16, 2010.  Although the plants will not be ready for purchase until April 30th, compost, loam and mulch are stocked up and ready to pick up or deliver. For the second year, our own Barnyard Blend Compost is available in both bulk and...

an early spring

Blog: Ebb and Flow Farm   -   Wednesday April 07, 2010   -   By Forrest Skylar

It's been a long journey home from Florida and we're ready to start the new farming season. Yes I know we get a late start, but that's ok. So the rush begins. The first mission was to rebuild the greenhouse before all else. Next we started trays and trays of...

New concept for me and probably you!

Blog: Carden's Garden   -   Thursday April 01, 2010   -   By Farmer Breck

I've got a great way for you to buy the veggies and flowers you want. You may order on the weekend and pick up your order during the week. Simple and easy. Let me know if you have questions and/or want me to put you on the email list to be notified when and...

Purple Carrots ??! Actually a very tasty heirloom!...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Tuesday March 16, 2010   -   By Karen

Admittedly, when I first learned of this variety of carrot, my first thoughts were that it was some nasty GMO creation . Being the curious sort that I am, and after some digging, (pardon the pun), for further information, I was amazed to discover that...

Beefsteak Tomato - The Oh So Meaty Fruit!

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Sunday February 14, 2010   -   By Karen

Beefsteak Tomato  (Lycopersicon esculentum)    The beefsteak tomato is an old-time heirloom favourite that has been popular for many years, due to its excellent productivity and wonderful taste. ...

Edible Flowers - A Beautiful Salad in your own Gar...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Thursday January 28, 2010   -   By Karen

~Flowers are high in vitamins and minerals and all are rich in nectar & pollen. ~Rose hips have a high in vitamin C content, as well as nasturtium & marigolds. ~Dandelion flowers contain vitamins A and C. Add them to your salads!! Edible...

Have a Green Eco-Friendly Event!

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Thursday January 28, 2010   -   By Karen

A Green Idea! These days, thankfully, many people are opting to plan green events. We are all seeking ways to celebrate and give gifts that are not going to be added to landfil. Making environmentally friendly decisions throughout the...

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