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8.12.13 Hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” — Alfred Austin Spring planting has long given way to … Continue reading

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Local Food: Bangers and Mash

A busy week + a visit to Seacoast Eat Local’s Winter Farmers’ Market = Bangers and Mash for a quick supper, the kind that doesn’t require a recipe. We somehow missed Saint Patrick’s Day, and made up for it with Irish … Continue reading

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12.31.12 Harvest for the New Year

After days of veering between rain and sleet, we’ve finally settled into some snow. The garden’s made it through the end of the year, the sunny day giving us the chance for one last harvest before the cold overcomes it. … Continue reading

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12.3.12 Early December Harvest: Celeriac, leeks, carrots, and greens

The garden trug sits by the back door, mostly unused as of late. With an inch of snowfall this past week-end, we considered bringing it in and retiring it for the season. Monday, though, brought a bounce in the weather, … Continue reading

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11.4.12 Forecast of frost

With the weather about to take a decidedly chillier turn, it was time to get the garden tidied and ready for winter. The days are shortening, and we try to fit in as many chores in as we can while … Continue reading

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Pot-Roasted Chicken with Bacon, Celery Root and Calvados

This wasn’t the first time I almost caught the kitchen cabinets on fire. When it comes to culinary technique, there are a couple of things I’m remarkably bad at, and burning off alcohol is one of them. It may be … Continue reading

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12.11.11 Mid-December Harvest

Left to right: watermelon radishes, leeks, celeriac, chard, and kales; not pictured: mesclun and cutting celery.  With the raised beds covered snugly with mini hoophouses, it’s easy to get lulled into believing the garden would continue far into winter. However, … Continue reading

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