Violet Jelly

FTW Kitchen: Springtime Violet Jelly Recipe

If you're already seeing signs of spring, do a bit of foraging and make one of the loveliest spring preserves imaginable: violet jelly.

corn salad, mache, lamb's lettuce, rapunzel

Winter Greens: Grow Mache in Zone 9b

Mache grows in loose, low rosettes and is also known as: lamb’s lettuce, corn salad, field salad, nut salad, and Rapunzel. It’s a cool-weather crop and in zone 9b doesn’t need winter protection.

Extend Your Growing Season into Winter with Cold Frames

You don't have to stop gardening just because winter is approaching. Learn how to keep growing food with cold frames!

soup, broth, bone broth, cup of soup, healing broth, healing bone broth

Bone Broth: A Nutrient-Dense, Healing Elixir

When consumed mindfully, savouring each sip and picturing it healing one's body, bone broth becomes more than just a nourishing drink. It helps one stay in the present moment, which is as good for one's emotional wellbeing as one's physical health.

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How to Save Your Seeds

If you've grown some varieties that you really love, be sure to save a bunch of their seeds, both to grow again next year, and to trade with your friends/family.