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.LEARN MORE »
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 …LEARN MORE »
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 …LEARN MORE »
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 …LEARN MORE »
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 …LEARN MORE »
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 …LEARN MORE »
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 …LEARN MORE »
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. …LEARN MORE »
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 …LEARN MORE »
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 …LEARN MORE »
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 …LEARN MORE »