Archives: July 2012

  1. 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 other and the edge, and pour the potato salad into it. Decorate with nasturtium blossoms or calendula petals. Green...
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  2. 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 about what we’re up against. In today’s world of instant access and boundless information, there’s no need to go it...
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  3. 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 around the world. At ICF, Becky is either found in the greenhouse, on a tractor, or jogging between the two...
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  4. 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 and arugula, they are also nutritious and colorful. Beets are also seasonally very well-adapted.  Though they grow best at...
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