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Putting Up Your Harvest: Halloween Pumpkins

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Pumpkins are lining store walkways and decorating homes everywhere. This can only mean one thing; Halloween is almost here. Pumpkins are members of the cucurbit, or gourd family, which also include squash, cucumbers and melons. Pumpkins are a good source of fiber, potassium, vitamin C and Beta-carotene/vitamin A. In fact, a single cup of pumpkin provides over 200 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin A. Native to North America, pumpkin seeds were found […]

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October 24, 2014 at 8:00 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

Moving Past Your Summer Harvest into the Cold Months

Moving Past Your Summer Harvest into the Cold Months

For most, the cooler months are a sign that gardening  is coming to an end. However, those located in warm climates are in the midst of a fall garden. Our farm is in Zone 8b and even though I planted later than I wanted to (September), we’ll still be able to get a decent harvest before our first freeze, sometime in mid-November. Many of my hardier vegetables, including kale and potatoes, will continue to thrive past […]

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October 17, 2014 at 10:27 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Berries

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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.  Our farm is located on land that was […]

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October 10, 2014 at 8:00 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Summer Squash

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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.  Summer squash are related to winter squash, such […]

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October 3, 2014 at 8:00 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

Putting Up Your Summer Harvest: Beans

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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August 22, 2014 at 7:00 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes