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July is when harvesting time really starts to take off in our on-site garden. We are so excited to see tomatoes ripening, pole beans covering our archways, cucumber vines loaded down and squash blossoms buzzing with bees. As many of you wander through the garden you’ve noticed that we often grown unusual varieties of common

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As promised, here is the recipe for the Shortbread to accompany the Strawberry Rhubarb Salad from the most recent post, or it could go with another salad of your choice, or just have it as a snack! Salted Lavender Honey Shortbread Ingredients: 7 1/2 oz All Purpose Flour 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch 1/3 cup Granulated Sugar

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This season the Mountain Xpress, our local paper, has added a new series to the Farm/Garden section in which they ask a local grower five questions pertaining to their work. The series covers many types of projects such as: community gardens, herb gardens, and… us! Sunny Point Café garden was featured in this new series.

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One of the absolute joys of the quiet down-time of winter is to pore over seed catalogues and dream and scheme about the season ahead. Here at the Sunny Point Café garden we start nearly all of our own vegetable and flower plants from seed. A tiny packet of seeds is full of so much

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Ah, dirt. It is lovely stuff. Especially in a freshly turned over garden. Soil structure is an important component for a happy garden, and springtime is an excellent opportunity to amend your soil. It is okay if soil quality is poor, that’s why there are amendments! Soil is something that is worked at, maintained, and

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