4 Foods that Boost Soil Nitrogen

Plants in the legume family have the ability to fix nitrogen in your farm’s soil, but these four crops will feed you, too.

Parsnip Soup

Photo by Judith Hausman Carrots can be boring; try some parsnips this spring instead! Signs of spring are sprouting: crocus and daffodil greens poking through the snow, hopping robins and birdsong in the air, longer days and ice-free ponds. And yet, a few more soups can still be enjoyed from last season’s root vegetables before […]

Eat Fresh: Spring Peapod Stirfry

Here’s a basic law of food preservation that we too often forget in our family: Frozen zucchini is not red wine. Translation: Preserve what you need, eat it up over the course of the year, and start fresh the next season—especially when you freeze your garden bounty like we primarily do.