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Fall/Winter Seasonal Veggies

My clovers are sprouting! Spreading clover around your garden will aid in the prevention of weeds. We just peppered a layer over the rest of our vegetables. I gotta say, I'm most excited for the potatoes but what do you do with parsnips and…See More
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Newbies - Just starting out

A place for those of us who are just dipping our toes into Homegrown living. Maybe we're looking to change how we buy our food, what we buy...Maybe we've started our first garden and have questions. If you're green, this is the place for you!
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Brookhaven Garden

First attempt at a veggie garden
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Ellen Peavey commented on Diana White's photo

North Bales Cucumbers and Squash (and tomatoes in middle)

" Diana that is really great like the straw bale garden, I built a straw bale compost area a couple of years age. It is just now falling in I have wood around it now and have really built up the compost area. This might be one way for me to grow…"
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Diane Fallon commented on Jenni's blog post 'Drying basil in the microwave'
"I have changed my mind. That is allowed isn't it? Seriously,  I used the basil that I had dried in the microwave and it was quite tasty. Some of the oils may have gone into the paper towels during microwaving but not all of it. One thing I…"
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CSA Cookoff: Mussels with Lemongrass, Ginger, and Beer

CSA COOKOFF: WHAT CAME IN LAST WEEK’S FARM SHARE & HOW WE USED ITHearty thanks to World Peas, the food hub that feeds me and hundreds of other New Englanders…
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tvanhorne replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Koji Rice 101'
"Joe, sounds great. I run my brown rice through a mill under the lowest setting--just enough to scratch the germ and produce a bit of dust, without removing the germ. There is no actual setting on the mill for that, so I have to monitor the output…"
Joe Klinkhoff replied to HOMEGROWN.org's discussion 'Koji Rice 101'
"Todd, slowly gearing up to try my own KOJI.  I want to be able to produce some nice fresh KOJI for my MISO in february but want to try it a few times (lots of shio-Koji) coming my freinds and relatives way!  few things I was wondering My…"

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Been there, done that when it comes to backyard barbecues? Try adding mussels to your Labor Day menu! (They're way easier to prepare than you might think—not to mention sustainable.) Get the recipe, plus more ideas for using up your farm share, in the latest CSA Cookoff.

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