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Late October Treats to Harvest and Preserve from the Garden

By Jan Buhrman

If you don’t have a garden, there are plenty of farms that are harvesting an abundance of turnips, carrots, parsnips, beets, rhubarb, chard and a wide variety of radishes. Radishes are very good for the liver and they act as a powerful detoxifier as well. They are of the Brassica family with a great...

Tu B’Shevat

By Jan Buhrman

January and February are good months to begin planning our gardens. What would you love to add to your landscape this season? I am looking at hazelnut trees. My friend Caitlin from Mermaid Farm said that “whatever you do, only order American, as the European Hazelnut Trees are subject to blight.” I love Fedco...

Nasturtium Pesto

By Jan Buhrman

Jaime Hamlin and I adopted the high school as chefs who wish to make a difference in our school lunch program through the Chef’s Move to Schools Program. I made this pesto at our recent Back to School Night. With the helping hands of Bernadette Cormie, the school lunch director, and Kaila Binney, who...

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