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Akin Farm – May 2010

This past Memorial Day weekend we made our second trip out to the farm – but this time to do some pickin’ for the seasonal veggies!  We went a few months back to get seedlings from Wendy Akin for our garden, which is starting to yield some tiny squash, green beans, and tomatoes.  Hopefully things [...]

Gettin’ Hee-Haw Up In Hur!

This past weekend I put in a garden with Ben and David at their Oak Cliff home, in their Oak Cliff backyard, which is laden with Oak Cliff bedrock and overgrowth.  Good. Times. We hauled pavers, dug out, cut back wild things, tilled dirt, planted seedlings and seeds, installed tomato cages and fence…we did MANLY [...]

A must-have book.

In Season: Cooking with Vegetables and Fruits by Sarah Raven I had this book on my Amazon wishlist, and was so excited to get it this Christmas.  To be completely honest, I think I came by it from an Amazon suggestion, based on other books I’d gotten.  The cover struck me right away, and the [...]