Gardeners Sharing their Knowledge and Joy

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Learning to make Sauerkraut, Farmer Dan

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending one of Farmer Dan’s famous sauerkraut classes.    It was held at the newly restored Grand Station in Hartsburg Missouri. Now as you may know, I am a bit obsessed with canning and preserving food.  I grow many things in my...

The Slow Food Movement is Picking up Speed

The Slow Food Movement has over 100,000 members and is found in 150 countries.  Their mission is to provide clean, local, sustainable food for all.  They do this through promoting sustainable locally focused farming methods, helping to cultivate community leadership...

Sustainable Agriculture Meeting

Today I attended the Sustainable Agriculture Network Meeting here in Columbia, Missouri.  It was so wonderful to find myself surrounded by people that felt the same passion for growing food and sustainable practices.  The meeting was held at the Cafe Berlin.  It...

The Rise of Gardening

In the past, most families had gardens in which they grew much of their food. However, once industrial farming took over this became less true. Now, despite industrial agriculture being just as prevalent, gardening is experiencing a growth in popularity. Who is doing...

Why do I LOVE Gardening?

Have you ever gardened? Have you grown something, anything, it could be an African Violet that you some how have not killed over a length of time?   Do you remember that feeling when it first grew. Maybe it popped out of the ground, or it just survived plant shock...