Category Archives: Local Food

Plot Against Hunger, gardening, gleaning, farm markets

Ah, Summer, Here at Last!!

Ah, finally glorious summer!!!  I love heat. I love humidity.  I walk out into it and it feels like an embrace.  Most people don’t feel that way, so I have to listen to a lot of complaints I don’t share in … Continue reading

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Spring Is Springing

I have been a very bad blogger since my last post–neither visiting nor writing.  I apologize and will try to catch up on all the news, soon.  It’s a beautiful Easter Day here today, and I’m resting after making starters … Continue reading

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Foiling the Evil Rabbit

Last week I spent time in the garden weeding it for planting.  There weren’t many weeds, because I cleaned up well last fall and laid down a good layer of compost.  But it took me a while, crawling around, making … Continue reading

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It’s Here Now, Fans of Fall

It’s definitely end of season.  I see the signs everywhere–not just on the calendar.  It continues to rain here, as though preparing us to make a decision about building an ark. I’m at the point where I’d just like to … Continue reading

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Late Summer

Well, I didn’t write after the beach, but we had a great time there.  It was HOT, the kind of hot that’s wonderful with a breeze and 69 degree water to wade out into.  I love floating out in the … Continue reading

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The Garden Grows

It’s an overcast cool weekend after a week of summer temperatures and I went back to the garden this weekend to continue Jerusalem artichoke eradication and plant a few more flowers.  I worked on the border between the fence and … Continue reading

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Spring Strides Out

I went to the garden today with the intention of staying for a couple hours to plant the sidewalk border.  My fellow gardener, Mary, had done weeding and mulched in most of the stretch.  I spent some time adding mulch … Continue reading

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