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If you have taken a stroll through our on-site garden lately you may have noticed eggshells scattered over the soil surface of some of the beds. In particular, they are surrounding the base of each tomato plant we have lovingly put in. The use of the eggshells has created a lot of buzz… So, I’d

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If you would rather shop around yourself, the markets are on-going every week. We have quite a few markets around town and many others located in the surrounding counties. A great resource for all things local, farm, and food related is A.S.A.P—the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project, an excellent non-profit organization doing wonderful work here in

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Chervil is an herb that looks a lot like parsley when you see it growing in our garden. It is in fact a member of that family and is sometimes referred to as “French parsley” since it is used predominately in French cuisine. The flavor is mild with a faint taste of anise or liquorice.

 
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The land of western North Carolina is rich with beautiful and highly productive farms. We are lucky to live in a region so chock full of great local food, not to mention awesome farmers! As the season is progressing, I would like to send a shout-out to our many area farms and farmers. These individuals

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We grow a wide number of lettuce types and other salad greens in our garden throughout the season. Since we start our own seedlings we can experiment with unusual varieties and plant many kinds of lettuces. If you visit us throughout the season you’ll probably notice that we regularly harvest and replant. We’ll try to

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