Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme

parsley sgae rosemary thyme bundleThanksgiving time is in the air and with that comes time to get out to the garden to pick some of our favorite hearty and beloved herbs.  It is my hope that Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme come into your home through your kitchen door, fresh from your garden.  Or, at least as close as you can source locally.  

Herbs seem to be the first time gardeners easy button.  You can grow them in pots and containers of any shape and size along with seasonal flowers and other goodies.  And of course, you can grow them in your Square Foot Garden.  Besides flavor, health benefits abound!
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Oh, My - It's Pumpkin Pie!

It's the perfect time of the year when we can bring the pumpkins that have been decorating our doorstep and stonewall into the kitchen! Simply bake, puree and freeze or use right away in this delicious, better for you pumpkin pie recipe.

This is a fine one that brings the whole pumpkin to the table.
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If You're Cooking, Cast Iron Is Your Friend.


Cookware through the years has seen many changes…yet, it seems to me that the best has been around a long time.  What we cook our food in matters.  We seek alternatives to toxic non-stick cookware and alternatives to aluminum.  Stainless steel, which seems to be the healthiest alternative is expensive, and it doesn’t lend itself well to cooking eggs, pancakes and other dishes that non-stick cookware typically excels at.
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Boost Your Health with Bone Broth


Cooking with bones?  It seems almost a lost art.  Or rather, a natural go to forgotten.  We used to be a thrifty people with the mindset of using everything...especially, every part of the animal that we had just hunted and taken down for survival, lovingly grown on the farm or caught by hook from our waters.  We used to reap the health benefits from all parts, letting nothing go to waste, and came from a place of connection and thanks.
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Dunk the Junk: Watch Out Sugar Season & Sickness Could Be Headed Your Way


Here we go!

Yes, we are back to school and getting in the groove.  But, exactly what is the groove?

Whether we are children, young adults, newlyweds, first time parents, youngsters, oldsters - or just  - us - watch out.  Here IT comes.
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Seasonal Summer Recipes

Heirloom Tomatoes

It's such a joy to see more and more people of all ages, young and old alike, making better food and eating choices! More and more folks seem to be embracing their own home grown gardens, local farmstands, farmers markets and what our hard working growers of the land and catchers of the sea bring to us. My hope as you read this, is that you will check in with yourself and those closest to you, as you travel or stay at home this summer, and look to see how you can shop truly local and embrace what's around you. To support you, here's a few of my seasonal favorites!
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Inside the Square: Hosting Mel Bartholomew, Creator & Founder of Square Foot Gardening

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Well, it started with this, a vision to welcome SQUARE FOOT GARDENING FOUNDATION MEL BARTHOLOMEW to the Adirondack - Lake George Region. One of my other home away from home places. Family roots, past and present. Here's where it took us!
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Square Foot Gardening Creator & Author Mel Bartholomew Coming to the Adirondacks - Lake George, NY Region


Mel Bartholomew, the creator and author of Square Foot Gardening, is delighted to be coming to the Adirondack Region of New York State.  

This area is known for it's pristine 32 mile long Lake George, nicknamed the Queen of American Lakes for it's amazing lake, mountain views and activities.
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Got Dirt? Get Out and Play


Mmmmmm...Got dirt?

Hope so!

Well, certainly after a long and what many consider a "wonderful" Winter - Spring has sprung!  So, it's time to get down and dirty.  Birds do it, bees do it, our growers, gardeners and farmers do it and so can you.  All ages and all abilities should - for that matter.
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Green Recipe Box

Something for everyone!

Cucumber Melon Juice HERE
Green Smoothie Basics HERE
Glorious Greens HERE
Raw Kale Salad Nashville HERE
Kale Chips HERE
Kale Pesto HERE
Mixed Greens and Feta Pie HERE
Irish Soda Bread HERE
St. Patty's Day Stew HERE