Agriculture is for Everyone

Getting Involved in the Local Ag Community Agriculture is a huge part of our American culture that incorporates a lot more than just farming or animals.
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The Gold Mine in Our Back Yard

Be Inspired Seasonally with Rita Calvert  Three years ago, I first visited Sally Fallon's farm, PA Bowen Farmstead in southern Prince George's County and took …
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Winning Winter Vegetables

Seasonal Design with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Winter has a lot going for it, but fresh produce is usually not one of the benefits. Eating locally through …
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More Great Pumpkin Dishes!

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook First a bit of local farm food news: It appears that many farms offering CSA's are now holding a season's …
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Get ‘Em While They’re Hot...Fall Vegetable Transplants are In!

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook As summer draws to a close, gardens everywhere can morph into a tapestry of delicious greens, from tender …
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Got Chickens...How About Egg Crepes?

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook With the backyard chicken trend booming, you might just have a few too many eggs. Did you ever hear of crepes …
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A Celebration of Wild Eats From Our Bees

 Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  The information below is so important during National Pollinator Week, I had to share it directly with you. …
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Give Dad a Hand on Father's Day

 Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Fire it Up for Father's Day is the all-time great present for your guy! The gift of a live-fire grilling …
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Highlighting Spring's Fresh Ingredients

 Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Highlighting Spring's Fresh Ingredients  Spring ingredients are in the culinary picture-front and center. I …
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Garden to Glass Continues

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook More recipes with those bright green herbs and produce for your drinks-with or without alcohol. Rum, vodka or …
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Herbs-Front and Center

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook We’ve all been glowing a little bit here from spending glorious hours outside. While the weather has played …
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Local Ingredient Easter Dishes

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Eggs, eggs and backyard chickens are everywhere! It's very exciting to see the enthusiasm for our feathered …
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