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Garlic Harvest Workshop

Wednesday July 21st at 5:00 PM at the Plymouth community garden

Join us to harvest and learn about garlic! This is a part of our garlic life cycle series where we follow garlic throughout the seasons to teach how to plant, harvest, maintain, and plan for the […]

News Tip” Monadnock Food Co-op Hosts Organic Gardening Webinar

Organic Gardening Webinar Hosted By Monadnock Food Co-op

The Monadnock Food Co-op will host the “How to Grow a Totally Organic Garden” webinar on March 22, 2021, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. with author Celeste Longacre.

The COVID-19 pandemic drove many to start their own gardens last spring. Longacre will teach those new […]

Chester, VT Community Greenhouse and Gardens Meeting – Oct 29, 2020

Join via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83700438422?pwd=bjF0WTVsbHp3N3BnTktrUVZSWEl6dz09

Public Event Series Focuses on Climate Resilience and Soil Health

Events Open to All Who Want to Build a More Livable, Resilient Region & Planet

What is good for the soil is good for our communities. That’s the theory behind a six-event discussion series, Climate and Community Resilience: Lessons from the Soil. The events will be held on six dates from late March through mid-May. […]

Put Your Asparagus and Other Perennials to Bed for the Winter

My asparagus bed that needs to be put to bed for the winter. Photo: N.R. Mallery

N. R. Mallery, Publisher of G.E.T.

Perennial vegetables like asparagus, horseradish, Jerusalem artichokes and rhubarb need protection over the winter to survive freezing temperatures.

Asparagus is hardy down to zone 4 and needs a little care in the […]

Grazing for Change at Stonewall Farm

Stonewall Farm Hub Launch on September 21, 2018. Image: Karl Thidemann.

Jessie Haas

Julie Davenson, executive director of Stonewall Farm, a non-profit working dairy farm in Keene, NH, was researching regenerative ways to improve Stonewall’s overgrazed pastures when she happened upon the book The Soil Will Save Us, by Kirsten Ohlsen. There she learned […]

Plant Once, Harvest Forever

Painting by Gabriel Tempesta

By David Fried

Does this seem too good to be true? It is too good, but it is also true.

One of the magical things about planting a fruit tree is that you dig a hole and plant it, and if it likes its spot, it can […]

Small Space Gardening Workshop: Schoharie, NY

Small Space Gardening The Schoharie Free Library will host “Small Space Gardening” on Thursday, April 26, 6:30 p.m., 103 Knower Ave. in Schoharie. The workshop is free and open to the public. For further workshop information, call 518.295.7127 or email JMosher@mvls.info. If you’d love a garden, but you’re a little short on space or time, […]

It’s Time to Plant Garlic for Next Year’s Crop

By Mark MacDonald

Garlic is one of the most universally accepted culinary ingredients, appreciated around the world for its pungent flavor and its incredible versatility in complementing meat, vegetables, breads, and eggs. It is grown commercially all over the world, notably in China, where over 12 million tons are produced each year.

Provided below are […]

Elmore Roots: I Drink to Your Health!

By David Fried

All over the world at this very moment friends are lifting their glasses and saying: “Skol!,” “Cheers!,” “Nazdrovia!,” or perhaps “L’chaim!”

They are not lifting a zucchini or an olive to say this, but something magical and transformative that they can drink.

We who grow and harvest fruit can have the pleasure […]