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May
24

How Green Does Your Garden Grow, Sacramento?

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One of my strongest memories involving food is from the vegetable garden my parents used to grow every summer in our backyard. The tomato plants would grow to tree-like proportions, the green beans were practically small shrubs, and the strawberries would peek like ruby gems from underneath their leaves. It was a veritable jungle with […]

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Oct
08

Harvest Sacramento for a Great Cause

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If you read our recent garden post, you know that we take great pride in our backyard gardens.  One of the best parts about growing your own fruits and veggies is not only tasting the results, but sharing them with others.  So, it’s no surprise that we were excited to hear about a Sacramento organization […]

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Sep
23

How does your garden grow?

With summer coming to a close, we thought it was about time we showed off how our hard work on our gardens all summer long has paid off! A few of us snapped photos of our gardens – here’s a peek at what we were growing this year: Liz Conant – “As you can see, […]

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Aug
07

How we Love our Heirloom Tomatoes

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If you ask me, there is nothing better than a traditional caprese salad with colorful Heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and lots of basil, especially with a glass of wine on a summer evening. The Sac Foodies have been noticing Heirloom tomato dishes popping up on menus all over town lately. Brittany had a delish Heirloom […]

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Aug
14

A Little Piece of Heaven in Des Moines

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I was in Des Moines for business a few weeks back and had the pleasure of visiting the test gardens for Better Homes and Gardens magazine.  It was incredible!  The head gardener has broken the garden into separate sections from evergreens to heirloom tomatoes and peppers.  We even stumbled upon them doing a photo shoot […]

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