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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New Year's Resolution: Healthy Eating for All (so)...Go for the Garden!

Be Inspired Seasonally with Rita Calvert The holidays are receding from view, and the excitement of the new year is brimming with healthy options for your …
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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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