Agriculture

Putting Up your Fall Harvest: Collards and Mustards

Putting Up your Fall Harvest: Collards and Mustards

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 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. Collards are Brassica oleracea and related to broccoli and cabbage. […]

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December 23, 2014 at 8:00 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

Putting Up your Fall Harvest: Winter 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 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. Winter squash is grown in the summer, but harvested […]

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December 19, 2014 at 8:00 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

Putting Up Your Fall Harvest: Cabbage

Putting Up Your Fall Harvest: Cabbage

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 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. Cabbage is a brassica, related to broccoli and cauliflower. […]

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December 12, 2014 at 10:27 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

From Udder to Plate: Two Faces of Vermont’s Goat Cheese Scene

From Udder to Plate: Two Faces of Vermont’s Goat Cheese Scene

They want YOU to raise goats. Miles Hooper and Joey Conner, that is. Preferably not too far from the Vermont Creamery. And if you can manage a goat milk with high protein content, a clean bill on pathogens, and a hint of clover in the finish, your milk will be heartily welcomed. What a long way American goat cheese has come. The little chèvre that was once considered a stranger from foreign parts now has […]

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December 10, 2014 at 8:00 amAgriculture Features

Putting Up Your Fall Harvest: Dark Leafy Greens

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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 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. Recently, kale has exploded onto the scene as the […]

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December 5, 2014 at 9:29 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

Putting Up your Fall Harvest: Root Vegetables

Putting Up your Fall Harvest: Root Vegetables

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 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.  A root vegetable is a plant whose root, or […]

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November 28, 2014 at 11:14 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

How to Harness Your Draft Horse

How to Harness Your Draft Horse

Straight From the Farmer’s Mouth shares stories about farming as told by farmers. Plucked from the countless blogs tirelessly kept by the people who grow and make our food, this series shows food from the other side of the table. Watch me go from grooming to driving down the road. This is in no way meant to be an in-depth tutorial (it is only 6 minutes long) but a way to learn some new agri-lingo, […]

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November 26, 2014 at 8:00 amAgriculture

Putting Up Your Fall Harvest: Carrots and Beets

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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 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. Beets and carrots are the roots of plants. The […]

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November 21, 2014 at 8:00 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes

How Do You Harvest a Sunflower?

How Do You Harvest a Sunflower?

Straight From the Farmer’s Mouth shares stories about farming as told by farmers. Plucked from the countless blogs tirelessly kept by the people who grow and make our food, this series shows food from the other side of the table. Without a doubt, our favorite crop on the farm is sunflowers. Everyone loves their bright sunny petals and big almost smiley heads. And certainly, sunflowers are something that has sort of been branded into our […]

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November 19, 2014 at 8:00 amAgriculture

Putting Up Your Fall Harvest: Broccoli and Cauliflower

Putting Up Your Fall Harvest: Broccoli and Cauliflower

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 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. Broccoli and Cauliflower are part of the Brassica family, […]

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November 14, 2014 at 8:00 amAgriculture Seasonal Recipes