Urban Foraging





1/22/2014
Butternuts are plentiful in our neighborhood. This year we stole a few from the squirrels for ourselves!
12/17/2013
I canned apple pie filling using the apples from our 'urban foraging' expeditions.
12/4/2013
There may be free fruit in your own neighborhood - just keep your eyes open.
9/3/2013
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!
10/2/2013
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?!
12/24/2013
We make relish and pickles, why not mustard?
10/11/2013
The seeds of my journey toward self-sufficiency were planted years ago when I visited Grandma and Grandpa on the farm.
11/6/2013
The arrival of fall means time to sow our garlic crop on our urban homestead.
2/27/2014
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!
3/21/2014
Some easy advice on starting seeds for beginners or any gardener!
3/26/2014
Three years ago we went from two cars to one. Being a one-car family has challenges but it's worth it.
4/1/2014
There's nothing wrong with a little pampering now and again, so why not use your own garden harvest to make yourself look and feel better?
4/9/2014
What better destination than farm and wine country!
10/15/2013
A Newbie (Urban) Farmer learns how to string onions.
10/23/2013
Roasted peppers taste great all winter and are easy to make.
10/30/2013
Grandma and Grandpa had a spring piped into the house, with the help of a neighbor we have resorted to other means.
11/12/2013
The perfect solution to a very large pumpkin/squash crop
11/19/2013
We plant winter rye as fall comes to an end to help add "green manure" to our garden.
11/25/2013
Delicious and beautiful beet relish - tastes sweet, spicy and tart!
2/5/2014
Our experiment at the local community garden was a great success last year - we just renewed our plot for 2014.
4/16/2014
We got our peas in over the weekend. Peas are easy and rewarding to grow - plant yours today!
1/6/2014
Seed catalogs and garden plans are the first steps to an abundant harvest.
4/14/2014
After gathering lots of old windows to build a greenhouse, life happened. We decided a mini version would be perfect this year!




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