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Overnight Dill Pickles

July 20, 2013

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We are in the midst of one hell of a heatwave in New England, and cooking- read: turning on any heating appliance- is so far off of my radar that I’ve been surviving on peanuts, dried tart cherries, cereal and delicious raw milk (from one of my camp instructors whose family owns a dairy farm), […]

A walk around the farm on an autumn morning

October 8, 2012

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If it wasn’t fall before, it sure is fall now. Temperatures in eastern Massachusetts made their expected drop and the cool rain has returned, at least for tonight. I’m actually starting to believe that, with the exception of a few, scattered days of warmth, summer has ended. But even my relatively limited experience in vegetable […]

Fermented Dill Cucumber Pickles

August 2, 2012

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Seeing apples being sold at your local farmers market sure can make you feel like you’re falling behind on your summer preservation projects. Yeah, yeah, Ginger Gold is an early variety. But still. The canner has only seen my stove a handful of times in the past several weeks, and much of my “can plan” […]

Time to get growing

March 21, 2012

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It’s as if the universe, in all of her majesty, somehow knows that a) it is my birthday (week), b) it is my Spring Break, and c) I’m itching to get down and dirty in the Learning Garden. The weather has been absolutely glorious up here in the Northeast, and I’m trying to take advantage […]

Digging In & Putting Up in 2012: Part I

February 22, 2012

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My, how quickly we move from one season to the next. It seems like just last week I was picking big, beautiful heads of Napa out of the garden at Waltham Fields, when in reality it was almost four months ago. I’m sure the freakishly-mild and dry winter we’ve experienced in the Northeast has much […]

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