• Beyond Pie: Chewy Candied Rhubarb

    Beyond Pie: Chewy Candied Rhubarb

    From its Himalayan home, robust rhubarb got a lift to Europe with Marco Polo and was introduced in America around 1820. Hardy and resilient, it is now grown in temperate climates around the world. One of only a few perennial vegetables, rhubarb plants often produce for … Read More

  • Twelve Common Traits of Pantry Gardeners

    Twelve Common Traits of Pantry Gardeners

    In 2010, Melissa A. Click from the University of Missouri and Ronit Ridberg from Tufts University published their examination of why people grow and preserve their own food. Their results showed complex motives, but food activism was a recurrent theme. After sorting through and analyzing … Read More

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