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The following 101, on homemade ketchup, comes from HOMEGROWN member Jenni, the goddess behind the blog Domestic Efforts. Thanks so much, Jenni, and please keep the good ideas simmering! You can spend weeks canning tomatoes in different ways. Whole tomatoes. Crushed tomatoes. Salsas. But you don’t have to have 20 pounds of tomatoes in order to do something delicious…See More
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CSA COOKOFF: WHAT WE GOT IN OUR FARM SHARE & HOW WE USED ITWhere’s the food? A busier than usual schedule last week got the better of us, and Wednesday came and went without us picking up our CSA. A distraught email to…
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5 Lamb Recipes for Spring

When it comes to preparing lamb, HOMEGROWN members like to get creative. Below are five flavorful approaches to this spring favorite. Got another great lamb recipe? Post it below and spread the love!…


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6 Homemade Valentine's Treats Involving Chocolate

Need a last-minute way to say, "I love you"? We've rounded up links to six homemade Valentine's treats involving that most delectable of ingredients, chocolate(!), courtesy of the HOMEGROWN flock:

• Anne’s ultimate chocolate sweet potato pie

• Meredith’s…


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Insane in the Membrane: What's the Deal with Cage-Free Hard Boiled Eggs?

We received this question from an interested party who stopped by the HOMEGROWN Skills Tent at Farm Aid 2012 (which was AWESOME, by the…


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HOMEGROWN Fair Winners and Wrap-Up!

The first-ever HOMEGROWN Fair was a huge success! A hearty thank you to all who shared photos, videos, recipes, stories and skills over the past month. What a year you’ve all had – and how wonderful it is to share in your accomplishments and learn something new from each submission. The Fair was a…


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HOMEGROWN Fair Submission: Photography

A beautiful photo of garlic from Farm Aid staffer, Jennifer! 


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At 9:30pm on August 7, 2012, Leigh Kakos said…

Thanks Jennifer, I will take your suggestion, can"t wait to find out.

At 11:19am on July 31, 2012, Barbara Tien said…

Ah, nevermind... I just answered my own question -- you have a special section for posting videos or embedding videos.  Got it.  Thanks,


At 11:17am on July 31, 2012, Barbara Tien said…


Thanks for the friendly welcome.  I've just tested out posting pictures using the "lookie what I grew" feature (nice!).  Is there a way to add embeds there?  If I had a YouTube video, for example -- it would stay on the YouTube site but be posted to your users.  Let me know.  Cheers,


At 11:25am on July 26, 2012, Amy Grennell said…

Thanks for the welcome! I would love to share what I know and help others.

At 4:20pm on July 24, 2012, Twinkle and Brad Burke-Hubbard said…

Hi Jennifer! Thanks for the welcome. The laundry detergent works great. It smells a lot more like traditional detergent than I thought it would. I used Fels Naptha. I think once I go through the 6 bars I bought, (I got them upstate. I haven't been able to find it in NYC.) I might try a Dr. Bronner's bar for a lighter scent. I've been putting lavender oil on the dryer balls and the clothes come out nearly wrinkle free and smelling great!

At 11:47am on July 23, 2012, Solomon Sweeting said…

Thanks Jennifer,glad to join.I'll add some content later or check out my Sweeting Ranch facebook page.Thanks for the welcome!

At 4:07pm on April 5, 2012, Erin Frost said…

Thank you for the warm welcome!  I'm more than happy to share what I know and I look forward to learning from others as well. :)  _/\_

At 4:46pm on January 25, 2012, Sarah Cooper said…
Thanks! I'm glad I found this page! I can't wait to contribute my ideas and recipes to this forum!
At 8:21pm on October 21, 2008, Zann said…
Thanks first time on HOMEGROWN.
At 12:11pm on August 28, 2008, johna said…
super cutie profile pic here btw :)



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