My Locally Grown Thanksgiving

For this year’s Thanksgiving feast, I sourced all the ingredients from my home state of Pennsylvania.

Asparagus Spears

Along with rhubarb and ramps, asparagus is in full-blown season here. Those gardeners who have patiently waited through three seasons of feathery ferns are rewarded by lots of fat purple spears.

Maryland Tries to Define “Local”

Courtesy Maryland Office of Tourism A proposed ruling in Maryland would require producers of local agriculture and seafood products, like the crabs Maryland is know for, to specify the origin of the product in advertisments. As consumers and producers alike debate the question “What is local?” one state is taking steps to help its citizens […]