Tag Archives: Vegetable garden

Growing Herbs and Veggies

Spring is here, which means it is time to start planting again. This year, we have decided to plant new tomatoes, beans and sweet peppers in our raised bed vegetable garden. And a few of our favorite herbs separately in pots. Here are few pictures of herbs – parsley, cilantro, Thai basil and mint. It

Gardening with Kids

This is a guest post by Cathy Blount. She blogs at A Life Less Sweet about avoiding HFCS and watching what her family eats while learning about food along the way. Summer is long gone as is the outdoor growing season where I live, but I still wanted to write about gardening with kids.  I

Teaching Food from the Farm

Recently, I connected with Jan Hoadley of slowmoneyfarm through a Twitter chat on food. It occurred to me that she would have an interesting perspective on getting kids interested in food by connecting them to its source. I was delighted when she accepted my request to send an article on this theme to share with