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Honey Bees vs Native Bees

by Becky Hansen Bees are one of our agricultural industry’s most important resources and indeed one of our planet’s most important resources and the survival of the human race is in the hands of the pollinators The pollinator issue is a hot topic these days, but, there is more to pollinating a crop than meets […]

It’s National Pollinator Week!

Six years ago the U.S. Senate’s unanimous approval and designation of this week in June as “National Pollinator Week” marked a necessary step toward addressing the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations. Pollinator Week has now grown to be an international celebration of the valuable ecosystem services provided by bees, birds, butterflies, bats, beetles, etc. Often […]

Early-Risers, Hardworking and Charming Personalities!

Blue Mason (Osmia lignaria) or Orchard bees who have previously been all-but-ignored by the general public have recently enjoyed a newfound popularity. And why shouldn’t they? The non-aggressive little pollinators are not only top-notch pollinators, but they’re also some of the friendliest bees anywhere. Mason bees are docile by nature and the females are the only […]

Spicy Tofu Tacos with Cabbage Slaw

from the garden and kitchen of Mike Scott Ingredients:   Spicy Seasoning: 2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper 1 & 1/2 tablespoons cumin 1 teaspoon sea salt * This is enough seasoning for more than one meal. I use 1 tablespoon of […]

Gardening on Top of the World

…with Penn Parmenter! Baskets of Beauty Food is beautiful.  I love growing hanging baskets of beautifully colored lettuces and greens. They make a wonderful winter gift and I promise you – if you show up to your next dinner party with a full-blown basket of edible beauty – you will win the night.  It won’t […]

A small gallery

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Slow Braised Beef Ribs with Heirloom Tomatoes Served on Garlic Mashed Potatoes

From the gardens of Mike Scott of Eagle Rock Backyard Farms 1/4 cup olive oil 6 pounds beef short ribs Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped 4 garlic cloves finely chopped 1 cup cherry tomatoes sliced in half 1 lb. cooked tender green beans 1 […]