| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:40 AM
While it might be tough to imagine heading out to a local farm for an armful of fresh vegetables when it’s still chilly, it’s almost that time of year. Harford County farms are gearing up for growing season, and that means it’s time to...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:54 AM
With the Smashing Pumpkins, Train and the Offspring, the just-announced lineup for SunFest 2013, running May 1-5, seems reminiscent of, oh, Lollapalooza ’94.
The waterfront music and art festival announced its lineup on Thursday, splitting the...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
How are you going to get them back on the farm?
The North Dakota State University Extension Service and University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Service have teamed up to answer that question. They've released a new program, Marketing Agritourism...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Pennsylvania's vegetable farmers harvested 14,200 acres of sweet corn for fresh market in 2012 with production totaling 1,037,000 cwt. or 73 cwt. per acre, according to the Pennsylvania field office of USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Georgia band Kylesa is part of a bumper crop of psych-heavy, hipster-friendly hard rock bands from the South, all of whom rose to prominence — or something like it — in the past few years. Kylesa formed in Savannah in 2001 and burned through a...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
You've seen it at the market. You've picked it up and wondered, What is this? An odd shaped acorn squash? Then you saw the sign: Kabocha squash, and thought, How the heck do you pronounce that?
What is Kabocha squash? A relative newcomer to the U.S....
| Feb 16, 2013
Dear SOS: A visiting cousin from Georgia and I recently ate lunch at the Bluewater Grill in Redondo Beach, and she loved the avocado vinaigrette salad dressing — so much so that we returned for dinner the following day just so she could order it...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:14 AM
Some occasions require a touch of romance.
Nothing too formal or over the top — no scattered rose petals or strolling violins. Just good, interesting food served capably in a special setting.
Baldwin's Station in historic Sykesville is just the...
| Feb 6, 2013
The No. 1 trick to roasting chicken: Heat. For perfectly golden skin, turn on the convection setting on the oven, if you have one, or fully heat the oven to 400 degrees. For moistness, let the chicken swim first in a briny solution of water, sugar and...
| May 1, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Wednesday marks the 31st time the West Palm Beach Intracoastal Waterway will be swarmed with concertgoers of all ages, vendors and local police. SunFest returns at 5 p.m., with a musical lineup a bit reminiscent of the mid-1990s, plus some up-and-comers....
| May 1, 2013
| 4:12 PM
— A sun-fest it was not.
"A line of thunderstorms," said the CBS-Channel 12 news anchor at noon. The screen showed a menacing yellow blob the length of Florida. "It is headed our way."
The rain had been brewing for days, but the tickets were...