Growing beans indoors is not hard at all, in fact I urge even those who have never planted a thing in their life to give this a go. Beans are such an easy and versatile crop with the potential to produce bushels in the house, even in the winter. But before you just go winging […]
We love to grow green beans! They’re are a staple in our garden and our pantry. They are easy to grow, harvest, and preserve. Can’t beat that! I love having my pantry shelves lined with foods that we’ve grown and canned. It’s just so rewarding to feed my family a meal that we’ve been a […]
Seed Saving is a fun past time and great for becoming self reliant in the garden. Learning to save seeds from your bean, pea and legume plants is incredibly easy and the perfect plant to start!
If you are looking for healthy but affordable food options or great tasting food that is sustainably grown, or just something new to add to your meal repertoire, you might want to consider the small yet mighty lentil. They are an incredibly versatile, affordable, nutrient rich food. Learn how to prepare lentils for perfect results […]
Growing corn can be an iffy thing in Alaska. Too often, the summers just don’t get warm enough. But this year we have hope. Last summer reached well into the 80’s (unusual for here!) and there’s a chance this summer will be warm too. So in hope, we’ve planted a short season sweet corn. To […]
Bean hole beans are a long tradition in North America, dating back to before the arrival of white settlers. Sort of the original crock pot cooking, bean hole beans are the ultimate set and forget food. Plus they’re delicious and can feed A LOT of people with little effort.