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Coming Home to Food

Coming Home to Food

Coming Home to Food I spent last week in the Adirondacks, tucked away in Cabin 3 at a women’s writing retreat. There’s always something to learn, and learn I did. A lot. I don’t have Pam and Deb giving me ideas on what words to write in the next five, ten, 25 minutes so I have to create or find my own prompts. There isn’t anyone to cook three meals a day for me now. But then there’s the garden….

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How to Plant Peas

How to Plant Peas

How to Plant Peas Early spring? No, winter’s back. Wait, it’s gone again and it feels like spring. Is it time to plant peas? No…yes…hang on… Will the ground finishing thawing or will it freeze solid again? I’ve been playing the wait-and-see game for three weeks. On April 19, confident the ground won’t freeze again and while the soil is miraculously dry enough to not just turn over with a small rototiller but to drive the tractor on, I tilled…

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