Time to start planting in your garden!

It was a really busy Saturday as we built our raised cedar beds (four 4×4), filled them with local, organic compost, planted seeds and the plants we started indoors about 6 weeks ago. In an approximate 20ftx20ft area of our backyard we planted:• 6 green beans• 6...

Recipe: Caramelized Onions

Onions are used in almost every recipe, it seems. From chilled salads to spicy chili, onions add a wonderful flavor to just about any dish. Not only do they taste good, but they also have alot of nutritional benefits. Seldom, though, do people think that onions can be...

Save money—buy local!

Last Friday, I participated in the local challenge mentioned in this blog post.It was our first visit to Gorman Heritage Farm. The people were really nice and there was a good selection of organic produce. We bought some local raw honey, organic okra (LOVE), and a...