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Parts of the Plant

Learn about the different parts of plants, including which parts are edible! For many people, a fruit or a vegetable is a food item we buy from the store or the farmer’s market and use to make a meal. For farmers and gardeners, fruits and vegetables are complex plants MORE>

January Recipe – Black Bean Wraps

Black Bean Wraps Featuring beans and corn – the seeds of the plant! Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients: 1 green bell pepper 1 red bell pepper 1 cucumber 1/4 bunch celery 1/2 lb. green beans 1/2 bunch cilantro 1/2 bunch green onions 1 can corn 1 can black beans Dressing: 1/3 c. MORE>

A Letter from Chip – We have a giving community!

December 2018 Dear Friends, So here we are, right in the heart of the giving season. At this time of year, many of us instinctively think of giving in terms of the gifts we have purchased or made for our family and friends. However, often the most impactful gift MORE>

Protecting Our Fields

If you ask a farmer how this growing season has been, odds are his or her answer will have something to do with water. Wet, rainy, muddy, humid, waterlogged…it was certainly a season of difficult weather. The unpredictability of nature might be the most challenging aspect of farming, and MORE>

A Letter from Chip – Thoughts on Thanksgiving

November 2018 Dear Friends, If you have been receiving our newsletter over the years, by now you know that Thanksgiving is without question one of my favorite holidays and one of my favorite times of year. It’s the one day when we as a nation reflect on how thankful MORE>