It has been a long time since I finished my harvest of dried beans. They have all been shelled, sorted, and weighed. All the pole beans are planted under tripods and trained to climb on twine. Each planting consisted of 9 beans, planted 3 on a side. In addition to the pole beans I have […]
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Garden update. Each year I try and plant something different. Last year I planted a half dozen different carrot varieties. Thus I had carrot soup filling the freezer. The year before it was Garden Huckleberries. (One year of those was enough.) And one year I planted grain substitutes; flax, amaranth, timothy, sorghum, millet, etc. And while […]
trendy bean soup photo by vsimon How many food trends can you fit into a bowl? Let’s count. Local. Organic. Backyard gardening. Low carbon. Heritage seeds. Naturally nutritious. Food is the new health insurance. Gluten free. Frugal. Make ahead meals. OK, that is enough for one abundant bowl of bean soup. We grew many beans […]