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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Earth Mama
A bit about me:
HOMEGROWN Shepherdess
Any questions, concerns, ideas, volunteering can be sent to me here or at Cornelia at Farm Aid -dot-org
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
I'm currently writing a CSA Cookoff blog series - the beet stacks with minted goat cheese were the bomb.
Currently reading:
The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan, Martha Stewart (always), a biography of Robert Frost
Currently listening to:
Fleet Foxes
Brother Cleve's hillbilly mix CD
70s arena rock
The Avett Brothers
My latest DIY project:
Container gardens, upholstery, and finding uses for all the dang veggies in my fridge!
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Cornelia's Discussions

Got Aphids!! Using wheast to attract ladybugs?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by sue woods Jan 26, 2013.

Transplanting / potting-up tomato seedlings: What's your method?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Cornelia May 8, 2012.

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CSA Cookoff: Watermelon Feta Salad

Move over arugula. This is my new favorite summer salad. So simple, sweet and savory.

The pile.

Watermelon Feta Salad

serves 2 as a meal, 4 as a side


6-8 Cups rip watermelon, cold and cubed



Posted on July 17, 2012 at 2:50pm

Berry Recipe: Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

June is berry recipe time! Add your berry recipe to the member blogs for a chance to win a copy of Ian Knauer's "The Farm: Rustic Recipes For A Year Of Incredible Food".

I love this recipe from my mom so much, that it replaced wedding cake at my…


Posted on June 15, 2012 at 9:57am — 1 Comment

A Letter From My Farmer - It's Spring!

It was so nice to be able to picture the beginnings of the food I will be eating this summer, and what farmer Steve is up to as the ground awakens again. I thought I would share it with you, too!

An example of my CSA share - can't wait!!

Hello all!

 Well, I have started planting in the greenhouse, so no matter what the calendar…


Posted on March 12, 2012 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

An Ode To The Casserole

This less-than-wintry winter we’re having here in New England has got me thinking about how to fake winter – at least the indoors part – with warming, savory foods.  Part of the fun of winter is holing up inside, keeping cozy, and cooking a pot of something good. Casseroles are something good. Retro in style, usually creamy and easily portable (if one chose to leave…


Posted on February 17, 2012 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Chicken Soup With Love <3

We held a Soup Swap this weekend and now we have a good stockpile of yummy homemade soups, made by friends, to get us through the winter!

Chicken Soup with <3


This recipe pulls from a variety of sources: Julia Child and a few chefs I’ve known for the stock, this…


Posted on January 23, 2012 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Comment Wall (198 comments)

At 4:20pm on September 9, 2008, johna said…
Thanks! I love it so much. Almost as much as asparagus :)
At 2:54pm on October 6, 2008, Mark said…
Thanks but I have no idea how to do that! I'm a bit slow when it comes to this tech stuff - but now I have motivation to change that!
At 3:15pm on October 6, 2008, Ed Bailey said…
Ohhhh.... I have boot envy. Congratulations on growing your own... social network!
At 4:35pm on October 6, 2008, Carrie Cox said…
Thanks, I can't wait to get to know some more people on here!!
At 8:54pm on October 6, 2008, Caroline Malcolm said…
Hi Cornelia!! This is SO cool!! Such a great idea. I hope all is well and the office has calmed down after the concert chaos! It was a wonderful day, and I hope you had as much fun as I did. Tell everyone I said hi :)
At 1:14pm on October 7, 2008, Kelli said…
thanks! i will be sure to put some pics up once its finished!
At 9:03pm on October 8, 2008, annie farrell said…
Great Pig Pic, Thanks!!
Sorry I didn't see you at the concert,
next time!
At 9:30pm on October 9, 2008, Misty said…
This website is amazing! I am so happy to be part of the community :)
At 9:52am on October 10, 2008, Maya Joseph said…
Yes, I think so, unless there's more than one! Hi Cornelia! Did you set all this up? If so, well done!
At 9:49am on October 14, 2008, Shelley Rogers said…
Hi Cornelia! Thanks for the welcome! Did I meet you at Farm Aid?

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