Braised Baby Fennel

Plate of braised fennel next to fresh fennel.

Fennel is an extremely versatile vegetable with a delicious anise flavor. You can use the bulb, fronds, and even the pollen.

Soil Basics: Filling & Amending Your Beds

Birds eye view of the soil and fresh sprouts.

All garden soil eventually gets “tired” and will need nourishment. Here are resources for filling new beds and taking care of existing ones using time tested, organic methods.

COVID 19 Dairy Shortage

You may notice a change in your peace pizza this week – no mozzarella cheese. COVID-19 has impacted the dairy supply chain just as it has impacted so many industries.

Sauteed Broccoli Rabe with Red Pepper

Broccoli raab is a delicious and slightly bitter Italian vegetable. It is closely related to broccoli, but its narrower stems and leafy greens can be cooked together without as much preparation. It can stand alone as a side dish, as part of an antipasto platter, or be tossed into a pasta.

Simple Cabbage and Carrot Salad

Mixing the simple cabbage and carrot salad by hand.

This bright and crisp salad highlights some star vegetables of winter and is a much lighter alternative to the heavy and soggy slaws many of us associate with cabbage.

Processing Beans

One of the great benefits of shelling beans, in addition to their ability to fix nitrogen in the soil, is that they can be harvested fresh or allowed to dry in their pods. This allows them to be stored as a year-round protein source.