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Lessons For My Unborn Son on Food

As I’ve mentioned more times than people probably care, I’m expecting a baby in June. Considering the impending change in my life, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about how we’ll raise our kid and what we’ll teach him. … Continue reading

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Cooking Up Politics

“The personal is political” is originally from feminism, but applies to a variety of other issues, including the sustainable food movement. I don’t believe that “conscious consumerism” can fix the world. But I do believe that every action we take … Continue reading

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Swapping Seeds for Fun and Not Profit

I’ve had terrible luck raising plants from seed the last two years. Nonetheless, I’m quite stubborn and know that if I learn how to do it correctly, I can succeed. Which is why I persisted in going to the Washington … Continue reading

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Prepping for the Winter with Lasagna Gardening

Despite harvesting most of my veggies several weeks ago, I only got around to actually pulling the plants out this week. Fortunately, digging up my garden helped me better understand what was going on under the soil. While these processes … Continue reading

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Squash Invaders

When we came home from vacation, we didn’t realize that we were dealing with an invasion. While not aliens, these creatures were just as strange. At first, we assumed that our zucchini plants had died because they were overwatered, grew … Continue reading

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