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Summer Bounty Recipes

May not be many students around over the summer, but that hasn’t stopped our school gardens from performing. Corn is high, tomatoes are plump, cucumbers are fat, peppers are turning color, pole beans are still producing, and zucchinis are abundant. cherokee purple tomato Two recipes to utilize all this goodness are included below. 1) Black […]

Green Bean Harvest

Green beans (aka string beans or snap beans) are one of our earliest spring harvests.  Seed to table is usually about 60 days. We are currently harvesting both bush beans and pole beans.  The difference between the two being: bush beans mature all at once while pole beans mature over a longer period of time. […]

Coriander Harvest

Its called cilantro when we harvest its leaves, and coriander when we use its seeds. Being an annual, it’s one of those plants we get to witness a complete life cycle. It was originally planted in the fall, bolted in winter, flowered, went to seed and now ready for the seeds to be harvested. Collect […]