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  • Pest: Cabbage Worm – Cabbage worms are very common on cabbage plants and their relatives. Often times you spot their damage before their camouflaged bodies. Read more →
  • Removing Tomato Skins – To can or freeze tomatoes, or to make sauce or soup it is best to remove the tomato skins (and seeds) before doing so. Tomato skins and seeds are harder to digest and they do not cook down like the flesh does and will appear as seeds and strips of skin in your finished product. Blanching loosens the skin so that it can be easily removed. Read more →
  • Sundried Tomatoes – These dried tomatoes make a great snack as is or chopped up and added in to an omelet, quesadilla, stir fry or grain salad. They rehydrate easily in soups, stews, or sauces. Dried tomatoes retain their flavor well and can be stored in glass jars in the pantry. Read more →
  • Tomatillos – Is it a tomato or something different? Tomatillos are a unique vegetable that come at the peak of the late summer harvest. They are so delicious if you know how to prepare them! Read more →
  • Whole Grain Porridge – Whole grain porridge is warm, yumm,y & good for you — as long as you know how to prepare it! Read more →
  • Why We Love Lactofermentation – The benefits of eating raw lactofermented foods like our krauts and kvasses are many! Natural fermentation (or lactofermentation, named for the lactic acid it produces) is a wonderful traditional method of preserving organic vegetables and enhancing their nutritional value. It uses only salt, nature, and time. Read more →
  • Winter Squash: Cooking Tips – Squash makes fall and winter meals so sweet and colorful. Here are some cooking tips to help you get the most out of these abundant fruits! Read more →

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