Urban Farming

No one will ever suspect that this cake has a "secret ingredient"!
You might find food sources lurking in surprising places!
Most of us are knee deep in tomatoes right now. Here's a way to use them up!
We got our peas in over the weekend. Peas are easy and rewarding to grow - plant yours today!
100-year-old Scarlet Runner Bean seeds from Grandpa will be part of our garden this year. It's almost seed-starting time for gardeners!
Our experiment at the local community garden was a great success last year - we just renewed our plot for 2014.
There may be free fruit in your own neighborhood - just keep your eyes open.
Delicious and beautiful beet relish - tastes sweet, spicy and tart!
The perfect solution to a very large pumpkin/squash crop
Roasted peppers taste great all winter and are easy to make.
A Newbie (Urban) Farmer learns how to string onions.
With all of society’s conveniences within easy reach, we are choosing to do things the hard way. Now, why on earth would we do that?!
Looking back on how I came upon this urban farming way of life shows a journey full of twists and turns ... and I couldn't be happier for it!

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