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Arable Farming

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  • November 19: Lunchbreak - Marbled Pumpkin Gingersnap Tart

    November 19: Lunchbreak - Marbled Pumpkin Gingersnap Tart
    Deb Perelman To purchase a copy of the book: The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook Event: 7:00 p.m. Indian Trails Library 355 S. Schoenbeck Road Wheeling www.smittenkitchen.com/ Marbled Pumpkin Gingersnap Tart Yield: one 9-inch tart, serving 8 Crust...
  • Illinois counties can do little but brace for fracking's impact

    CREAL SPRINGS, Ill.-- Oil and gas companies and environmental groups have hashed out legislation they say would make Illinois a national leader in protecting public health and the environment from fracking.    The proposal covering the process more...
  • Young Connecticut Farmers Look For New Solutions and New Crops

    Young Connecticut Farmers Look For New Solutions and New Crops
    According to U.S. Census data, there are nearly 5,000 farms in little old Connecticut. That sounds pretty good. Except the demographics suck. The average age for farmers here is 57.6 years. The largest single farming age-category is 65 and older....
  • Online grocery ordering and home delivery move to organic market

    Online grocery ordering and home delivery move to organic market
    Nate Weiner used to do most of his grocery shopping at the Wegmans in Hunt Valley and the Giant near his Hampden home. Now he orders most of his groceries online from Relay Foods and picks it up at designated spot on Sundays. "I get most of my produce...
  • John E. "Jack" Simms, executive

    John E. "Jack" Simms, a retired executive vice president whose career at American Credit Indemnity Co. spanned more than four decades, died Friday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88. The son of a Methodist...
  • Chicago shops for the eco-conscious

    Chicago shops for the eco-conscious
    Let’s face it: when it comes to going green, a lot of us are, well, a little green—especially with regards to shopping. Manufacturers say one thing, but oftentimes they do another. “The abundance of green-washing is tragic,” says...
  • Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Cologne

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Cologne
    COLOGNE (Reuters) - Famed for its yearly carnival celebrations, there is more to Cologne than silly costumes and soccer's Lukas Podolski. Have a closer look at Cologne, or Koln, as it's called in German. It is a hub of European high-speed train travel....
  • Setting new 'green' standards at Linton Springs Elementary School

    It was Dirty Finger Club Day at Linton Springs Elementary School, near Eldersburg. Out in the vegetable garden — one of a dozen "outdoor classrooms" in the meadows, wetlands and woodlands of school's spacious grounds — Anna Letaw, a...
  • Trend Watch: Get your juice on

    Trend Watch: Get your juice on
    I'm a big fan of juicing, so I recently checked out Ritual Juice Box at The Camp, which opened a couple of weeks ago. Ritual Juice Box originated as an online juicing cleanse business, Ritual Wellness, started by Lori C. Kenyon and Marra O. St. Clair....
  • Harvest of disappointment

    Harvest of disappointment
    As the growing season winds down, one Baltimore City school garden has harvested next to nothing. A project intended to enliven lessons or inspire healthier eating came down to four neglected beds yielding two cinder-block-sized zucchini. The garden...
  • Development pressure still eroding Maryland's farmland

    Development pressure still eroding Maryland's farmland
    As state and local officials weigh Maryland's first request by any farmer to reclaim development rights voluntarily sold to the state decades ago, preservation advocates and state planners warn that permissive zoning in some rural counties threaten to...