In less than two months, spring will officially arrive on our calendars, and the 2018 gardening season will begin in earnest! But there are plenty of ways we could be eating our own homegrown food right now with proper planning in late summer and early fall. In fact, wife Pat and I are still eating … [Read more...] about Early Nutritious Cole Crops—Begin Seeding Some Transplants Now!
There’s another very special reason for growing and eating many of our cole crops, such as kale, broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower, which are also known as “cruciferous vegetables,” easily identified by their cross-like (crucifix)-shaped flowers. These “Superfoods” have become the latest trend in … [Read more...] about Cruciferous Vegetables—Kale, Broccoli, etc.—Superfoods That Protect & Heal
“Most botanists agree that our modern crucifers developed from wild plants that grow in the eastern Mediterranean region,” says Jo Robinson, author of Eating on the Wild Side, who researched nutritional data published worldwide for nine years to complete her book. “In nature, they are leafy greens … [Read more...] about The Incredible Crucifers—Tame Bitterness & Reap Rewards
Vani Deva Hari, who blogs as the Food Babe, is an American author and food activist, who promotes more nutritious—especially organically-grown—food choices in lieu of the typical highly processed foods offered by the conventional food industry. She started the Food Babe blog in 2011, and it received … [Read more...] about You’ll Drink “Food Babe’s” Green (Kale) Smoothies To The Very Last Drop!