How to Save Tomato Seeds in 3 Steps

ripe tomatoes on the vine

It’s easy to save your own tomato seeds. We’ll walk you through the three basic steps to do it at home. Since tomatoes are self-pollinating, your seeds will sprout up plants that bear the same kind of fruit that you harvested them from. That is, of course, unless you’re using GM or hybrid tomatoes. Read […]

Goumi Berries

Elaeagnus multiflora Goumi berries (not gummy bears) are one of our favorite springtime treats. They’re beautifully bright red with silver speckles and are both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Plus, their seeds have significant amounts essential fatty acids. Not to mention, they’re ripe at the very beginning of fruit and berry season (May around here), and they’re […]

Herbal-Infused Vinegar

pouring vinegar over herbs in a bottle

Wild greens popping up in the forest and fields are among the first heralds of springtime. One of our favorite things to do with these mineral-rich plants is to make herbal-infused vinegar. It’s easy to do and offers lots of health benefits. What’s more, it’s a tasty way to preserve the freshness of early spring. […]

10 Perennial Vegetables We Love

native perennial wood nettles

  Some vegetable plants come back year after year, without needing to be replanted. No beds to dig, no soil to prepare, just a little weeding and mulching from time to time. Sound too good to be true? Perennial vegetables are pretty amazing. They can be a wonderful addition to any food system, be it […]