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August Harvest Recipes

Every day there’s more to harvest from the garden.  Tomatoes, herbs, peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, tomatillos, potatoes, onions, beans, squash … the list goes on.  Here are some favorite August recipes that we use to enjoy the in-season bounty.  Click on the … Continue reading

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House Photo Update

You may not have guessed, among stories of vegetables, gardening, and children in nature, that we’re building a house!  Actually, we go to work and pay other people (who are much smarter about construction) to build it for us.  We’re … Continue reading

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Zucchinis Galore

It’s August, and that means we’ve got plenty of zucchinis… in fact, we may have a few zucchinis too many.  One of our favorite ways to use a bunch of these prolific vegetables each year is in a big batch … Continue reading

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Garden Camp, in Photos

I know, I know… I already posted photos about how awesome our Green Thumbs Gardening Camp was.  We just finished our second week – this time in August – and had just as much (maybe even a little more) fun! … Continue reading

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Pickle Mania

In the midst of my August pickling fervor, I took a moment to fondly look back at my first post about naturally fermenting veggies.  It’s hard to believe it was only a year and a half ago.  Now, pickle jars … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season…

…when extra large industrial bowls are no longer big enough …when I find forgotten husk cherries in my pocket …when bubbling pickle jars start building up on the counter …when I’m glad we (Dad) did some trellising earlier this summer … Continue reading

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School Gardens in the Summer

School gardens are great.  They deepen connections between students and their food.  They’re full of real life science, art, math, culture, and writing opportunities.  And of course, they get us outside to do real work and hands-on learning.  But in … Continue reading

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