by Laura McKissackIllustration by Hillary Weber-Gale   Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a beautiful and versatile herb, favored for centuries for its medicinal properties as well as its many ...
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By Jim Long There’s exciting news for home gardeners who want to grow full-size, full-flavored heirloom tomatoes. In the past, a grower would either need plenty of space for the sometimes ...
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What’s worse for our planet than all of the pollution produced by China, and a major source of catastrophic droughts, erosion and even climate change? Shawn Bishop, owner of Third Coast ...
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By Laura McKissack Heritage grains are those that have remained much the same, genetically speaking, as when early European, Andean and Aztec farmers tilled their fields, and they’ve played a ...
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By Brandi Clark Burton While most of us enjoy eating, very few people truly appreciate the enormous amounts of human, environmental and economic resources that go into making our meals possible. We ...
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By Laura McKissack Photography of hügelkultur beds at in.gredients by Whitney Arostegui Back when I began teaching and was freshly moved into a new place, I didn’t have the money to ...
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