tuesday night, author michael pollan spoke to the choir at oberlin college in ohio sharing a sun-food agenda for the next administration. in a recent letter to the next president published in the ny times, pollan relates the current industrial food system to 3 main issues of both candidates’ platforms: energy, climate change and health […]
this morning i pulled in the remaining tomatoes….several red, but mostly green and now i have to come up with a plan for what to do with all of them. a colleague suggested pickling them, which i’m considering….any other recommendations out there?
well, it’s not much, but i’m pleased with our efforts (plus it’s more than we produced last year)….i don’t think i want to see another apple until the new year! in total we processed and canned the following: 20 qts apple sauce 18 pints apple butter 11 pints raspberry jam 3 pints grape jam they […]
or two or 24 pounds to make a few quarts of apple butter…..but it’s so worth it! start with fresh rinsed apples. cut them into quarters or eights and put all parts (including core and seeds) into a large pot with water. boil until soft and then run through a food mill. you now have […]
it’s october 12th. it is 80 degrees in northeast ohio. and today we planted 27 cloves of garlic…. we bought 3 bulbs of garlic from seeds of change, broke them into cloves and planted 4-5 per 12″ x 12″ square. they are planted with about 1.5-2″ of soil on top of them and straw on […]