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GreensLearning to Cook in Season

Until we moved to the farm, I never considered cooking in season.  Sure, I'd pick some lettuce out of the garden to make some salad, but then I'd toss on a hodgepodge of vegetables from different times of the year which travelled to my grocery store from Florida, California, and South America.

Since then, I've been learning to cook in season.  It's a fun process as long as you have these required ingredients:

Learning to cook in season is really about learning to be part of this earth, knowing where your food came from and trusting the nutrition you put in your belly.  Take some baby steps and try it out!

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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