Local and Seasonal Goat and Coconut Vegetable Curry at Farmers Market

by Rita Calvert, the Local Cook A nice challenge came along the way when I was asked to do a chef demo at Greenbelt Farmers Market.  The beauty of it was I …
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What's up with FreezePruf?

Suddenly, blue bottles of a product called FreezePruf are showing up on the doorsteps of garden writers and on the shelves of retail garden centers.   And …
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About Gene Sumi

Gene Sumi Gene Sumi is Homestead's Educational Coordinator and Certified Professional Horticulturist and in that role he provides customers with gardening …
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The Trend Toward Sustainable Agriculture

Luckily I've had the chance to witness the movement towards Sustainable Agriculture as a career when visiting and working with Generation X and Yers on farms …
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What is Kitchen Gardening?

What is a Kitchen Gardener? First and foremost, kitchen gardeners love food, both product and process. They do not dream of eating a good tomato, but a true …
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Cooking with Pumpkins: 2 Easy Recipes

Okay, now let's stop talking and get cooking with all of that great produce just singing the fall song and calling your name. First start with this scrumptious …
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8 Things To Do In Your Garden in October

You know those long lists of to-do's this month, with somewhere between 20 and 30 items? Honestly, instead of inspiring me to take action, they cause my eyes …
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Cooking with Figs

Fresh figs are becoming an increasingly adaptive tree to the Chesapeake Region. We’re thrilled because figs are some of the healthiest fruits and make almost …
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Homestead Gardens Blog - the What, Who, and How

What Is This Blog? It's a team blog brought to you by an independent garden center in Davidsonville and Severna Park, Maryland.  Blogs are simply websites that …
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