How to Preserve Spring Produce

How to Preserve Spring Produce

Summer is here and it is a perfect time to enjoy the bounty of fresh produce from our backyard organic gardens. But do you ever wish you could have this produce ready for meals a few months from now? Or do you find you have too much of any one crop right now? If so,...
Gardening with Joint Pain

Gardening with Joint Pain

There are so many benefits to gardening, and it can be a healthy physical activity if you have joint pain or are living with arthritis. But there are a few precautions and you need to be careful to garden in a way that is safe and enjoyable.  And we have some tips!...
Bitter Greens for Better Health

Bitter Greens for Better Health

Did you know there are vegetables and greens that can actually balance your taste buds and reduce cravings as well? There has been some research showing that bitter greens may have these properties! And they have other wonderful health benefits. Bitter produce such as...
2021 Dirty Dozen Produce List

2021 Dirty Dozen Produce List

The Environmental Working Group has released its 2021 Dirty Dozen list. This is a listing of fresh produce items that have high levels of pesticide residue, and is based on data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Any items on this list should ideally be sourced...
Is the Covid Gardening Boom Here to Stay?

Is the Covid Gardening Boom Here to Stay?

As we mark a year since the pandemic lockdowns began in the U.S., we take a look back – and forward – to one of the biggest trends, and a subject that is near and dear to our hearts: home vegetable gardening. Research reports show that the industry had a record...

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