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Pumpkin Season

It’s pumpkin season.  Halloween in a few days, Thanksgiving in a few weeks.  Check out the interesting recipes included in some of the posts in “Research and Recipes.”  Good eating.

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“Research and Recipes”

The posts written for “Research and Recipes” are student-authored responses to elements of Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle.  In this narrative about her family’s decision to try living for an entire year from what they can produce on their farm … Continue reading

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It’s Corn…but It’s NOT Food

Before I moved to Pennsylvania, I had never seen corn grown and harvested in the manner that it’s done here.  That is, I’d never seen corn grown as a source of animal fodder and fuel. In late September and through … Continue reading

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August in Pennsylvania

If it’s August, it is tomato season.  Corn, peppers, carrots, and beets, too, but tomatoes take center stage.  Tomatoes make such a colorful display that they upstage every other vegetable.  Almost anyone can grow tomatoes, so when I’m riding down … Continue reading

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A New Beginning

I feel a little guilty, a little self-conscious, posting an image of a summer hamburger/ice cream shop as the header for this new blog.  However, even though I eat healthier than lots of people, I love ice cream.  There.  It’s … Continue reading

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