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Ode to Rhubarb

The first picking of rhubarb is always an occasion to celebrate. Rhubarb is a celebration of everything green and red. Few vegetables crunch the way rhubarb does when you slice it with a knife. This year’s first rhubarb picking became … Continue reading

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Monsters Stirring Out of the Ground

Yesterday it was nettles popping out of the earth. Today it is rhubarb pushing out of the soil. Rhubarb unfolds like a monster rising from a deep sleep. At this early stage, it looks like an alien fungus threatening to … Continue reading

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Out of the Garden Today – August 1, 2014

Growing your own food enables you to appreciate the fact that eating food is eating growing things. The vegetables I grow vary from year to year. A few years back, we were eating pea pods all summer long. This year, … Continue reading

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