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Farm and Order

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

In this third part of our on-going series about the Farm Bill, we go to the farmers. Considering Pennsylvania has very little commodity farming, this legislation impacts our region in some unique ways. Ben Wenk, a seventh generation farmer, talks about some important block grants while Phillip Smelz gets down to earth about the realities of a small farmer following the bill. And, on the lighter side, find out what Green Meadows farmer Ian Brendle thinks will be the new “IT” vegetable.

The Rev’s Okra

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Recipe from Endangered Recipes By Lari Robling
Fresh locally grown okra cooked properly is delicious… and is never slimey!

Vital Signs Ep. 1 – Part 4

September 19th, 2011

Noelle Dames looks to extending the Greensgrow LIFE program. While, Joseph Mitsouras and his family preserve their share.

Vital Signs Ep. 1 – Part 3

September 12th, 2011

Joseph Mitsouras shares how his family includes children in meal planning.

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Move Over, Kale Chips! Kale Buds Are Here

By Lari Robling - April 18th, 2012

High Tunnel farming caught my eye because its extended growing season adds to the amount of local produce we get. While farm manager Aviva Asher was tidying up the winter crop to make way for spring, I discovered another benefit of local growing: use what you’ve got.

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