Growing, Preserving and Cooking with Sage

By Chris McLaughlin I met sage on the day I started my first proper herb garden. I was 25 and had a couple of kids dancing around my ankles the whole time I was planting. In an infant herb garden, where young rosemary looks like thin, aged fingers and chives resemble nearly invisible strands of baby hair, sage with her broad, colorful, pebbly leaves becomes a satisfying focal point. Throughout the summer I discovered that [...]

By |2017-05-19T13:18:10-07:00January 3rd, 2014|Blog, Gardening, Grow Food|Comments Off on Growing, Preserving and Cooking with Sage

White House Kitchen Garden VS The Reality Of Subsidized Crops

As a nation, we’re saying one thing and doing another and we urgently need to bring our words and actions in line with one another. We’re saying we should be eating 5–7 portions of fruits and vegetables a day but we’re not supporting the food, farm, and garden infrastructure needed to deliver that diet to 311 million Americans. In fact, we’d need to grow another 13 million acres of produce in the United States if [...]

By |2017-05-19T13:18:13-07:00July 18th, 2012|Blog|Comments Off on White House Kitchen Garden VS The Reality Of Subsidized Crops
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