HAVEN Garden Project and Gratitude

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“As a child, one has that magical capacity to move among the many eras of the earth; to see the land as an animal does; to experience the sky from the perspective of a flower or a bee; to feel the earth quiver and breathe beneath us; to know a hundred different smells of mud […]

Join The Haven Garden Project in Their Efforts This Summer & Save The Date for The 3rd Annual Wine Tasting!

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SAVE THE DATE: Mark your calendars for September 14, 2012 for the 3rd Annual Haven Garden Project Wine Tasting to support The Haven Garden. This year it will be hosted in the hip, newly opening restaurant, Local Kitchen and Bar in Ferndale! The new restaurant will use as much locally grown food as possible and […]

Improve Your Well-Being With Garden Fresh Fruits And Veggies This August!

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Summer is the best season to get your own home grown fruits and vegetables. Whether they come from your garden at home or a local farm, fresh is always best! Here are some fruits and veggies that start their prime picking season in August. Head out today to get some delicious, nutritious and fresh garden […]

Berry Of The Week: Gooseberries

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This week we’re talking about one of the more unusual berries: gooseberries! These little grape-like berries are sweet and juicy in red: think the taste of a grape, fig, and apricot all rolled into one delicious treat. In green, they look like tiny watermelons and are said to taste a bit like sour grapes. Chances […]

Berry Of The Week: Blackberries

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Blackberries are so juicy and delicious you just have to add them to your favorite summer fruit salad! This week we’re giving you some of the blackberry’s rich history, recipes to make your mouth water, and all of the fabulous nutritional benefits of shoving your face with this black berry. Enjoy! History of Blackberries Blackberries […]

Berry Of The Week: Blueberries

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Whenever I think of blueberries, I think of them as my mother’s favorite fruit. These small, blue berries are an amazing little fruit that contain many health benefits. The history of blueberries is as rich as the taste, so dive into a bowl of blueberries on a warm, summer evening as you read all about […]

Berry Of The Week: Raspberries

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Last week we brought you all the yummy information on strawberries. This week, we’d love to introduce you to the facts on raspberries! These delicious little berries pack a punch in the health department and are a great summer treat. Dig in! History of Raspberries Raspberries weren’t always a fruit favorite. In fact, no one […]

Hurdle-Jumping Cow Thinks She’s A Horse

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When Regina Mayer’s parents dashed her hopes of getting a horse, the resourceful 15-year-old didn’t sit in her room and sulk. Instead, she turned to a cow called Luna to make her riding dreams come true. Hours of training, and tons of treats, cajoling and caresses later, the results are impressive: not only do the […]

Greener By The Minute: Go Organic, Even On A Budget

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Want to switch to eating more organic food but think it is too expensive? You can go organic, even on a budget! We are here to give you some tips on how to do so. Find a Local CSA Community supported agriculture programs sometimes have a high price up front, but when you break it […]