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New Mexican Black Bean Soup

Traditional chiles make this soup rich with the unique flavors, colors and terroir of New Mexico. Served with soft tortillas.

A Garden Roulade – Kypo Pita

It all happens so quickly–rain, sun and warmth spawning explosions of green in the garden.  Finnochio begins to form tender bulbs as the deep green fronds of fennel weed thicken-up. Swiss chard leaves seem to double in size after one good rain and young leeks become perfectly tender.  A Midwestern garden in June can be… Continue reading A Garden Roulade – Kypo Pita

After The Flood

After the Flood Video I never would have believed that the devastating San Diego floods in December could actually have a positive effect on a farm, but I was wrong.  On the north banks of the scenic Tijuana River Park in San Diego is Wild Willow Farm. The community farm and education center for San… Continue reading After The Flood

Life With La Milpa Organica

La Milpa Organica Farm in Escondido, CA is modeled after ancient Meso-American agricultural practices and is a shining example of modern sustainability.  Farmer Barry Logan speaks about life-giving microbes in the soil and how they create health.  Music by Santiago Orozco and Todo Mundo.

Making Every Day Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, I chose a collection of previous blog posts as a tribute to the connection we all have with the planet.  A small reminder that everything we do can be a celebration of the earth.   How to Shop at the Farmers Market               Locavores… Continue reading Making Every Day Earth Day