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CSA Cookbooks

CSA season has begun! It’s great to bring into the kitchen all these wonderful fresh greens coming in from the garden, but what are we going to cook? CSA members want to know. There are so many choices, its nice … Continue reading

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Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

I love the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival. First full weekend in May. I run my sale on Saturday and spend all day Sunday at the festival. Phil and I used to go as farmers and gaze at all the … Continue reading

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Happy Gardening

Thank you to all the gardeners who came to the House in the Woods Plant Sale. We appreciate your support. We love to see you each year and hear about your gardening plans. We work hard to start these strong … Continue reading

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Frederick Mag article

Check out the March edition of Frederick Magazine for a House in the Woods sighting, in the article titled “Waste Not, Want Not”. I am quoted talking about the way we can make use of vegetables that are not picture … Continue reading

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A farmer’s revelation

I think I figured it out. Why people aren’t eating enough veggies anymore. How uninspiring asparagus is unless its picked fresh and eaten same day. How unappealing spinach can be so very overcooked and tired, from frozen or weeks old … Continue reading

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Harvest #6 June 22

June 22, 2012  CSA Offerings Lots of bounty, its been a bountiful season with conditions that the plants have been loving! Check the recipe section of the blog for ideas on how to prepare your share of the harvest… CSA … Continue reading

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Harvest June 8

Harvest Week #4, June 8, 2012 CSA members can select 8 items from our offerings for the week. You may double an item, and it counts as 2.  You can add additional items for $3.50/item. Items are bunched, counted, or … Continue reading

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A cautionary tale as you take to the garden

It is spring! This is the time that many of you join me in my anticipation of the upcoming growing season. This is when we turn to our seed packets and admire them until the ground is warm, or put some … Continue reading

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Eggplant and more recipe ideas

Fresh ideas from United Harvest:    Quick Tips!   Blend berries in with your favorite vinaigrette! Tear basil and add to pasta salads!   Add herbs to a green salad for a tasty surprise!   Add sliced cucumbers to pure, … Continue reading

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Heirloom Tomato Tasting this Saturday

Heirloom Tomato Tasting at The Common Market This Saturday July 23, 11:30am-2:00pm at The Common Market in Frederick. See their website for directions. Meet me there and sample some great local food! Heirloom tomatoes, mozzarella, ice cream, sauces, juices and … Continue reading

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