Articles by:

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Beans

Credit: Roger Smith

This series is for farmers, gardeners, or anyone overloaded with produce. Written by Monica Johnson, a woman who farmed her way from Brooklyn, NY to her current home in Deep East Texas, “Putting Up Your Summer Harvest” is full of tips and tricks to keep your food waste down and your culinary enjoyment lasting throughout the colder seasons. Enjoy these clever ways to preserve your fruitful harvest.  Beans, beans the more you eat… Ok, really, beans […]

Read more ›
September 26, 2014 at 8:00 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Eggplant

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Eggplant

This series is for farmers, gardeners, or anyone overloaded with produce. Written by Monica Johnson, a woman who farmed her way from Brooklyn, NY to her current home in Deep East Texas, “Putting Up Your Summer Harvest” is full of tips and tricks to keep your food waste down and your culinary enjoyment lasting throughout the colder seasons. Enjoy these clever ways to preserve your fruitful harvest.  I’ll be honest—I’m not a huge fan of eggplant. […]

Read more ›
September 19, 2014 at 8:00 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Melon

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Melon

This series is for farmers, gardeners, or anyone overloaded with produce. Written by Monica Johnson, a woman who farmed her way from Brooklyn, NY to her current home in Deep East Texas, “Putting Up Your Summer Harvest” is full of tips and tricks to keep your food waste down and your culinary enjoyment lasting throughout the colder seasons. Enjoy these clever ways to preserve your fruitful harvest.  This spring we planted a few watermelon, cantaloupe and […]

Read more ›
September 12, 2014 at 8:00 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Okra

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Okra

This series is for farmers, gardeners, or anyone overloaded with produce. Written by Monica Johnson, a woman who farmed her way from Brooklyn, NY to her current home in Deep East Texas, “Putting Up Your Summer Harvest” is full of tips and tricks to keep your food waste down and your culinary enjoyment lasting throughout the colder seasons. Enjoy these clever ways to preserve your fruitful harvest.  This year was my first experience growing okra. In […]

Read more ›
September 5, 2014 at 9:00 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Hot Peppers

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Hot Peppers

This series is for farmers, gardeners, or anyone overloaded with produce. Written by Monica Johnson, a woman who farmed her way from Brooklyn, NY to her current home in Deep East Texas, “Putting Up Your Summer Harvest” is full of tips and tricks to keep your food waste down and your culinary enjoyment lasting throughout the colder seasons. Enjoy these clever ways to preserve your fruitful harvest.  It’s an unspoken law in Texas that if you […]

Read more ›
August 29, 2014 at 8:00 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Sweet Corn

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Sweet Corn

This series is for farmers, gardeners, or anyone overloaded with produce. Written by Monica Johnson, a woman who farmed her way from Brooklyn, NY to her current home in Deep East Texas, “Putting Up Your Summer Harvest” is full of tips and tricks to keep your food waste down and your culinary enjoyment lasting throughout the colder seasons. Enjoy these clever ways to preserve your fruitful harvest.  Nothing says summer like fresh sweet corn and […]

Read more ›
August 22, 2014 at 7:00 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Herbs

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Herbs

This series is for farmers, gardeners, or anyone overloaded with produce. Written by Monica Johnson, a woman who farmed her way from Brooklyn, NY to her current home in Deep East Texas, “Putting Up Your Summer Harvest” is full of tips and tricks to keep your food waste down and your culinary enjoyment lasting throughout the colder seasons. Enjoy these clever ways to preserve your fruitful harvest.  My herb garden has waxed and waned this […]

Read more ›
August 15, 2014 at 8:35 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Green Tomatoes

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Green Tomatoes

This series is for farmers, gardeners, or anyone overloaded with produce. Written by Monica Johnson, a woman who farmed her way from Brooklyn, NY to her current home in Deep East Texas, “Putting Up Your Summer Harvest” is full of tips and tricks to keep your food waste down and your culinary enjoyment lasting throughout the colder seasons. Enjoy these clever ways to preserve your fruitful harvest.  It’s hard to imagine that a few weeks […]

Read more ›
August 8, 2014 at 9:42 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Tomatoes

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Tomatoes

This series is for farmers, gardeners, or anyone overloaded with produce. Written by Monica Johnson, a woman who farmed her way from Brooklyn, NY to her current home in Deep East Texas, “Putting Up Your Summer Harvest” is full of tips and tricks to keep your food waste down and your culinary enjoyment lasting throughout the colder seasons. Enjoy these clever ways to preserve your fruitful harvest.  After months of anemic tomatoes that taste like cardboard […]

Read more ›
August 1, 2014 at 10:16 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

A Cafe for the Common Good

A Cafe for the Common Good

The Common Good Soup Kitchen Community started as a small-scale project on Mount Desert Island, Maine. The recently unemployed, world-class chef Bill Morrison started making soup in his kitchen from scratch using healthy grains and vegetables. In the winter, the community on the island can become very isolated. It was a particularly brutal one in 2008 and Bill knew there were many people who were housebound. So, he started delivering his soup to senior residences […]

Read more ›
April 3, 2014 at 10:33 amCulture