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All Things Local Coop

All Things Local Cooperative Market and Café

In Blog On December 21, 2013 0 Comments
There’s a new place to shop or just grab a bite. It’s centrally located at 104 Pleasant Street in Amherst, MA. My first visit was the Saturday after... Read More »
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Babies on the Window Sill

In Blog On November 24, 2013 1 Comment
Have you ever dug up a cutting to see if it has roots yet?  I could have said I was transplanting the cuttings to a pot, but the... Read More »
Give Garlic A Fall Start Time

Planting Garlic: Never Too Late

In Blog On November 23, 2013 0 Comments
Sixty-some sunny degrees on November 18 was an unexpected delight in New England.  The warmth possessed my hands and pulled me out into the garden.  I grabbed some... Read More »
Watch the ostrich fern spring, summer, and fall so you are ready to pick next spring.

Foraging for Edible Fiddleheads: Plan Now for Next Spring

In Blog On May 29, 2013 0 Comments
There are Ostrich Ferns in my back yard!  Now I know for sure; because, I went on a Wild Edibles Walk with Blanche Cybele Derby on May 18th. ... Read More »
Parsley Root from WInter Moon Roots, Hadley, MA by Luscious and Local

Parsley Root: An Unusual Vegetable

In Blog On April 14, 2013 0 Comments
I was just starting to shop at the Saturday Winter Farmers Market in Thornes, Northampton when I saw a display of what I took to be parsnips.  There... Read More »
It's the second year for these nutricous chive plants

Cutting Chives

In Blog On April 7, 2013 0 Comments
One day in late winter I spied little chive leaves peeking through the snow!  These were volunteers that appeared in a pot on my deck last summer.  I... Read More »
As this Red Head Quinoa nears full maturity the color is especially beautiful.

Quinoa: “It’s Easier Than Oats”

In Blog On January 8, 2013 0 Comments
Chatting with my friend, Rhonda Henry, on the phone the other day, we traded stories of cooking, gardening, and markets.   Rhonda lives on Bainbridge Island in Washington... Read More »
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The Stunning Question

In Blog On December 31, 2012 6 Comments
When my friend asked, “Why shop at a farmers market?”  I was almost speechless.  I thought everybody loved shopping at farmers markets.  Here’s a quick list of why... Read More »
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Kale Love: Healthy Love

In Blog On December 14, 2012 5 Comments
  Is kale one of your favorite vegetables?  Years ago, I fell for kale when she was all dressed up.  I ordered a melt-in-my-mouth steamed Kale dish served... Read More »

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