Tag: greens

lessons learned: what peas, greens, and teens can teach us about prosperity

Today is New Year’s Day which means if you stand downwind of the Southern US, you will breathe in the aromas of black eyed peas and greens as they simmer on stove tops.  For as long as I can remember, we have eaten both…

recipes: enjoying autumn greens

In autumn, the sun sinks just low enough in the sky that she hides behind our trees most of the day.  The farm sadly surrenders to shade which means that fall veggies for us are limited primarily to greens.  No matter.  We love chard,…

small suburban farming–it can be done!

In the South, Mother’s Day is not only a day to celebrate the women we cherish, but it is also the day we  farmers and gardeners stop holding our breath and put out the most delicate of summer veggie starts.  So, tonight I sat…