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Connecting You with Your Food, Farmers and Community
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Where Does Lunch Come From?

This was the name of a 4-H Special Interest club that gave children the opportunity to visit several local farms to see: greenhouse (high tunnel) vegetables, dairy cows, beef cows, chickens and fruit orchards. All these farms were within a 20 minute drive of our office. Take a look at the pictures. The children were so excited to see everything at these farms. The farms we visited inclu...

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How Does Your Garden Grow

The peas are producing and the broccoli is generating small florets for snacking. The bush beans & pole beans have both germinated. Moss rose was planted to replace the lettuce in the gutter garden which will tolerate the heat of summer without any trouble. The impatiens are flourishing in their A-frame pallet garden. The plants in the straw bales are growing okay. I am being a litt...

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Yellow Bell and Zucchini
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From the Garden: Cooked, Raw, or Preserved?

Firmly into the growing season, your gardens should be amazingly colorful and so are your local farmer's markets. As you get to chowing down on your favorite fruits and veggies, think about how you prepare them to get the most nutrients. Preparing Fruits and Veggies To keep the most nutrients when cooking your fruits a...

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