A Salute to Food Heritage in France
France puts a premium on preserving its food heritage. Here's one example of that country's many food heritage sites, this one in Brittany.
Grade Your Nitrogen Management
Post-pollination is an excellent time to evaluate how well you managed your nitrogen rates this season. Agronomist Bill Bauer shows you how.
Des Moines Paper Fuels The GMO Debate
From the heart of farm country comes an editorial pushing for the mandatory GMO labeling, and slamming “giant businesses that grow and manufacture our nation's foods” along the way.
Phil's Dancing Carrots
If you are challenged by growing carrots, you might consider transplanting them and growing some dancing carrots.
Seed Cleaning Screens
Cleaning the chaff from the seeds you want to save can be done with screens of different sizes. There are options for all budgets, including using the strainers and colanders you already have in your kitchen.
Potato Independence: Finding Potato Varieties that Work
Maybe it is my Irish roots, maybe my working class dinner background of meat, potatoes, and frozen veggies, or maybe it is just the gorgeous variety of shapes and colors that emerge from the ground like buried treasure in early August, but I love growing our own potatoes.