| Jul 20, 2010
| 4:22 PM
Here's an update on my backyard corn crop. As I wrote last month, I am giving corn a try in my garden. I thought it was going well, but when I showed the plants to my father-in-law in late June,...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 2:23 PM
Sink your teeth into these delicious Thanksgiving titles.
"Over the River and Through the Wood: The New England Boy's Song About Thanksgiving Day," by L. Maria Child (Ages 3 to 5)
Illustrations by Matt Tavares accompany Child's original lyrics of this...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 1:54 PM
Did you ever wonder how we know about Pocahontas and her role in the history of Jamestown, Va.?
Or how we learned that Squanto helped the Pilgrims at Plymouth?
Perhaps you've wondered if the Puritans of Massachusetts Bay followed the law as severely...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 7:49 AM
For her debut at the Baltimore Farmers' Market, vendor Eula McDowell brought what she figured was more than enough black-eyed pea, lentil and navy bean soup to last through the day — and sold out in two hours.
"I was really proud of myself,"...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Hau Mitakuepi (Greetings My Relatives), this time of year always stimulates much conversation about planting crops, whether on a commercial scale or personal gardens. A generation or so ago everyone planted and tended gardens. Today, not so much. However,...