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Real Fruits and Vegetables – Cascabel, Arizona

Winding down…and back up again.

September 7th, 2013

Hello friends,   Even though Southern Arizona is home for me now, I suppose I’m still really a Midwestern girl at heart. I’m programmed to expect finite seasons, changing leaves, and snow in blankets atop dead lawns for months on end. And I’d say if there’s a secret that Midwestern farmers (or New York farmers […]


Adventures in Home Food Preservation

August 30th, 2013

This week, I’ve been a one-woman kitchen whirlwind, although kitchen nightmare might be a more accurate phrase. I’ve never been very good at sticking to the ins and outs of recipes (especially those long complicated ones), or only cooking one thing at a time, or making sure I have all of the ingredients before I […]


Summer Clouds and FALL IS COMING!!

August 24th, 2013

Dear friends,   I’m one of those people who thinks everything is more beautiful at six in the morning. Especially at the end of a desert summer, when rising early just makes sense anyways. I didn’t even hear it rain last night, but this morning I stepped outside to giant puddles in tire tracks, water […]


It’s Pickle Time!

August 17th, 2013

Hi there,   Ask anyone from Cascabel and they’ll tell you they felt the chill of Fall gliding through the open windows last week. The mornings have felt crisp and have necessitated long sleeves for the first couple of hours. This has got to be the fastest and most fleeting Summer I have ever witnessed. […]


More from Milo…

August 3rd, 2013

Hi friends,   This will just be a quick one tonight, as it’s been a long day and I’m honestly too wiped out to compose anything of much intelligence right now.   First, a plug for FERN (the Farm Education Resource Network), which is the non-profit we’ve been working to get off the ground for […]


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