Tips

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  • Cooking Fresh Dried Beans! – Dried beans are not only beautiful to look at, they are delicious, nutritious, and each has its own flavor and texture. We encourage you to try all of the varieties we grow. The first time you try fresh dried beans, you’ll be amazed at the taste. Dried beans become tougher and less flavorful as they age: most dried beans are so old they’ve lost all flavor. The answer: use fresh local dried beans! Read more →
  • Dry Bean Seed Saving – Saving seed from dry beans could not be easier! Read more →
  • Freezing Tomatoes – Freezing tomatoes is super easy. Once frozen, tomatoes do not hold their shape and are somewhat mushy which makes them perfect for use in soups, chili, sauces, or added in to a stir fry or anything else you’d like a little tomato flavor in! Your winter self will be so pleased that you’ve done this! Read more →
  • Heirloom Tomatoes – During tomato season, we have fruits in every color of the rainbow. Learn about their uses, tastes, and histories! Read more →
  • Heirlooms VS Hybrids – Learn the difference between heirloom VS hybrid varieties and why they are important. Read more →
  • Our Fresh Dried Beans! – Get to know all of the varieties that we grow and some yummy recipes to use these heirloom varieties of dry beans. Read more →
  • Saving Seeds – Seed saving is a fun way to bring your gardening talents to the next level! Empower yourself and follow these simple tips to save seeds from some common and simple-to-process vegetables. Read more →
  • Staking Tomatoes – We highly recommend staking and training tomatoes early, while they are small. If you wait until they flop, you risk breaking the tender stalks. Read more →
  • Tomato Seed Saving – Saving seeds from your tomatoes is a great way to learn about the tradition of seed saving. Easy! Read more →
  • Winter Squash: Saving Seed – Winter squash has harder skin than summer squash does; their flesh is firmer too and so needs to cook longer.  The seeds are fully developed when the squash is ready to eat, whereas summer squash needs to be left on the vine well past the eating stage to complete the development of its seed. There are some technicalities to saving seeds from these squash. Read more →