Rachel and I have decided to circulate this petition and hope that others will join us. The Well Fed Neighbor folks need to join with other organizations working for a common goal.
Truth-in-Labeling Petition… Continue
Added by Lincoln B. Justice on August 31, 2011 at 9:06pm —
By Jill Henderson
This morning I woke at 4:00 am. The crescent moon was high in the eastern sky casting it’s milky light all about the open places on the edge of the forest. In the shadows the cicadas and crickets hummed softly as they wound down the night’s exuberance.
I stood at the open window, basking in the slightly cool breeze coming down the… Continue
Added by Jill H on August 23, 2011 at 9:30am —
Added by George Deatz on August 21, 2011 at 10:00am —
Home-canned pickles are a summer favorite for many families according to Tammy Roberts, nutrition and health education specialist, University of Missouri Extension.
“There is often great anticipation in opening the first jar of the first batch of home-made pickles and nothing more disappointing than having them not taste exactly as you had planned,” said Roberts.
Getting the recipe just right can be a real challenge, especially for first time pickle…
Added by George Deatz on August 15, 2011 at 7:16am —
I like it when I come across articles that match the Well Fed Neighbor mission. This is an interesting graphic:
Added by Dianna Russell on August 11, 2011 at 1:06pm —
By Jill Henderson
Fresh herbs are wonderful to have around the kitchen, but you can’t always use them all at once. In cases like this, it is easy to preserve their fresh-picked flavor either by keeping them in the refrigerator or by freezing them immediately. Herbs that are going to be used in the near term can be kept in the refrigerator for… Continue
Added by Jill H on August 11, 2011 at 9:00am —
Today is day three of eating fresh fruits and vegetables. Sounds odd when put that way, what I mean is today is day three of eating 100% or only fresh fruits and vegetables. My husband and I are doing a combined, juice, blend, raw and cook all our 100% plant based meals for the next 15 days. The purpose is to reboot our bodies. After that period we will add nuts, legumes and other natural ingredients to our diet. We are leaning… Continue
Added by Kristen Haskell on August 10, 2011 at 6:09pm —
University of Missouri Extension will offer Master Gardener training classes this fall in Hickory and Dallas counties but the last day to register is this Friday August 12th.
This Master Gardener training will begin with orientation on Aug. 26 followed by 10 different, three-hour classes on specified Tuesday or Thursday afternoons from Aug. 30 to Nov. 23.
“These classes will cover a variety of gardening topics such as vegetable and fruit production,…
Added by George Deatz on August 10, 2011 at 8:00am —
TOUR OF TABLES TEA
The annual Tour of Tables Tea will be presented by Ever Green Garden Club on Saturday, August 13 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at First Unitarian Universalist Church, 2434 E. Battlefield Road, Springfield. Enjoy a delicious assortment of finely baked tea cakes and savories while touring the lovely display of some fifteen tables creatively designed by members of several Federated Garden Clubs in Springfield as well as other local organizations including Rose… Continue
Added by George Deatz on August 9, 2011 at 5:50pm —
I posted this on facebook but wanted to say thanks here too.
Added by Dianna Russell on August 7, 2011 at 11:51am —
Springfield-Greene County Park System, Volunteers Help Make it One of the Best!
By George Deatz
Use your parks, enjoy your parks, support your parks! We are blessed with having one of the finest public parks systems in the country. The Springfield-Greene County Parks Department in partnership with Greene County taxpayers, over 3000…
Added by George Deatz on August 7, 2011 at 7:54am —
Added by OmegaFarms on August 6, 2011 at 8:59am —
Added by Joe Tittiger on August 5, 2011 at 12:19pm —
Added by Joe Janowski on August 4, 2011 at 2:00pm —
Fresh Local Food
Local food is best by far
It doesn’t travel so long by car
Provisions arrive fresh each day
A lower carbon tax we pay
Delicious food from farm to table
Community, economy is much more… Continue
Added by Joe Janowski on August 2, 2011 at 10:53pm —
Everyone knows what a ladybug is. That bright, domed beetle-like creature covered in spots and dots is prized by gardeners, cherished by children, despised by some homeowners, and even emulated in the design for the infamous VW Bug.
But what exactly are ladybugs and how does one entice them into the garden or drive them from the woodwork… Continue
Added by Jill H on August 1, 2011 at 1:30pm —