Tag Archives: garden

Springtime in Piemonte

The grey cloudy days change to bring warm sunny ones and everything is in motion. The brown barren trees fill with lush green foliage and flowers burst seemingly overnight out of their winter hiding. The sweet melodies of the birds outside our window awaken us from nocturnal slumber and insects buzz about, working the newly […]

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Sunday Morning Blueberry Picking

One of the wonderful things about living in a small farming town is summertime.  Local produce is plentiful and the hot days provide a variety of delicious options.  This week I received an invitation for a weekend blueberry picking, from a small local farm with acres of the biggest juiciest blueberries I have ever tasted. […]

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Why I Love Walla Walla

Where else could you have strawberries straight from the garden in May? (Besides LA) How lucky we are!

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Eating in Season in the Fall and Winter

You’ve heard it before: Eat in season. That’s all fine and dandy in the spring and summer, with a bounty of beautiful easy to prepare vegetables, but when fall and winter roll around it’s a whole different story and challenge. Even for me, with a degree in nutrition and years of cooking experience, fall and […]

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Washington State Farm to School website

The new WA State Farm to School website is now up!  Check out what’s going on in school gardens across the state, or find resources for farm to school programs. IN SEASON NOW Rhubarb Link to website: http://www.wafarmtoschool.org/

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City garden bees

Notice, just to the top left of the green fence sits a bee hive box. This woman has an amazing lush yard that my family admires every time we pass it on our walks.  Recently, she has added bees to her garden ecosystem. What a lovely place to spend a sunny weekend day!

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Making Cole Slaw With Kids

Inspired by the Harvest of the Month cabbages that my son’s class received yesterday, I decided to make cole slaw with the kids. I started with some freshly picked lemons from our school garden, for the dressing…. And then added some fennel bulbs, that have taken over a couple beds in the garden…. Add some […]

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Mixed green salad, fresh from the school garden

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School garden in January

With all the rain we had over winter break, and now, sunny days, the garden flourishes. Looks like its time to make a salad we the kids. Care to join us?

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School garden in October

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