Monthly Archives: July 2012

Katie’s Kitchen – Herb Potato Salad

This is a great potluck dish. It is easy to put together, vegan and gluten-free, and is fine being at room temperature. For extra pizzazz, line a medium sized shallow bowl with large red lettuce leaves, so they overlap each … Continue reading

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Pest, Disease, and Weed Resources in the Information Age

The ceaseless challenge posed by pest, disease, and weed pressure in our vegetable fields can be disheartening at best. As we patiently tend to our crops through the summer months, it’s important to take a moment to observe and learn … Continue reading

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Weed Control – or Loss of Control – in Mid-Summer

Becky Maden is the Assistant Farm Manager at Intervale Community Farm (ICF), a thriving member-owned CSA farm in its 21st season of growing organic produce in Burlington, Vermont. Becky has worked on several diverse vegetable farms throughout the country and … Continue reading

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Variety Spotlight – Organic Beets

The beet is a vegetable that has in recent years been elevated to gourmet status.  A status that is well deserved, we must admit.  Not only do beets have a sweet, earthy flavor that pairs well with, say, goat cheese … Continue reading

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