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Farmers Honor Late Neighbor With 'Unbelievable' Gesture

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.11.2015 | Good News

It’s harvest time in Lennox, South Dakota; an extremely busy period for farmers in the area.  But over the weekend, a group of them...

The Very Best Beer for the Fall Season

Brendon O'Brien | Posted 10.26.2015 | Taste
Brendon O'Brien

Sneaking in the last chance to use the grill, or early evening bonfires with friends, or even raking leaves, all provide a wonderful backdrop for beer that captures the essence of the season.

The Fall Harvest Salad You Need In Your Life This Season

Selena Sharpless | Posted 10.06.2015 | Taste
Selena Sharpless

This time of year is simply the bees knees mainly because it's meant to be celebrated with comfort food, a new pair of boots and a cuddle buddy. The word "salad" may not scream cozy comfort food but that's because you haven't had a loaded fall harvest salad.

Rolling Through

Becky Millard | Posted 10.05.2015 | Fifty
Becky Millard

Storms roll through leaving a path of reason, we're forced to read.

The Tastiest Way to Preserve Sweet Corn

Rodale's Organic Life | Posted 09.25.2015 | HuffPost Home
Rodale's Organic Life

If you want to avoid having to go back to buying bags of frozen corn when the season's over, try freezing your own. It's not that much effort, and it's guaranteed to taste better.

Can Like a Pro With These 8 Dos + Don'ts

Rodale's Organic Life | Posted 09.23.2015 | Taste
Rodale's Organic Life

Though it may seem intimidating at first, canning excess garden produce is one of the simplest and easiest things to do -- and your future self will certainly appreciate being able to dig in to all those tasty garden goods long after the growing season is over.

Rein in California's Farmers to Solve the Drought? Not so Fast.

In the Gold Country | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics
In the Gold Country

We've all been through droughts and come out the other side, breathed a sigh of relief, and turned our hoses back on. This one has a new factor, an uncertainty over whether this is a California drought with a limited life, or climate change and a look at the new facts of life in California.

Care and Feeding of an Obstinate Plum Tree

Geri Spieler | Posted 03.27.2015 | HuffPost Home
Geri Spieler

I inherited 10 fruit trees, one a 50 year-old Anjou Pear. A couple of apple of unknown variety, five citrus, a Loquat and a Black Fig. They all survived my learning curve, so I figured I had graduated to the level of planting my own varieties of fruit.

It's Time to Move Thanksgiving

Walter G. Meyer | Posted 01.26.2015 | Comedy
Walter G. Meyer

This will likely be as useless as quest as trying to end the anachronistic daylight savings time, but I want to give it a shot and start a campaign to move Thanksgiving.

Rethinking the Thanksgiving Turkey

Sonia Faruqi | Posted 01.20.2015 | Green
Sonia Faruqi

Almost nine out of 10 Americans eat a turkey at Thanksgiving, according to the National Turkey Federation. But most Americans do not stop to consider how their turkey was actually raised and killed.

Harvest Time: 5 Lessons From Nature

Rachel Verlik | Posted 12.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

Nature gives us lessons all year long, through each season. It totally amazes me. So as you huddle around the bonfire, kick around the leaves, and enjoy the crisp fall air, reflect on the lessons from the harvest and embrace the necessary renewal of winter.

Celebrating New Year in the Fall

Donna Henes | Posted 11.22.2014 | Religion
Donna Henes

May this autumn usher in an entirely New Era for the whole of humankind, wherein each and every person might have enough to eat each day. May we harvest together the offerings of our mutual Mother Earth and feast together as a family in the spirit of cooperation, communion, and commemoration.

Historic Photos from the Minnesota State Fair

Minnesota Historical Society | Posted 10.25.2014 | Travel
Minnesota Historical Society

For 12 glorious days the people of Minnesota (and all visitors to the state who are most welcome) immerse themselves in all things Fair-related; even those who don't go every year know all about it.

Got More Herbs Than You Know What to Do With?

Food Politic | Posted 10.18.2014 | Taste
Food Politic

I decided to save herbs in every way possible and had to get creative to find uses for all of my herbs. Here are eight helpful hints I have used to put up your herbs so you can enjoy them year-round.

Seven Years at Katchkie Farm -- and Itching for More!

Liz Neumark | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green
Liz Neumark

Summer 2007. I will never forget the speed with which our neglected acres came to life. Bit by bit, Farmer Bob plowed and nurtured the soil transfor...

Harvest Bounty at the Union Square Market -- Orange is the New Green

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 11.11.2013 | New York
Corinna Clendenen

The bounty before the breach, the treasure trove of the dirt farmer, the end-of-season Union Square greenmarket. An eager gatherer, I approach the market with two empty canvas bags and a pocket full of cash.

If Walnuts Are So Good for Us, Why Is Eating Them a Crime Against Nature?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

The hard brown shells of walnuts aren't what you'd see hanging from walnut trees. In real life, on the branch, walnut shells are sheathed in leathery green hulls, as if trying to disguise themselves as avocados.

King of the Fall Harvest and Pumpkin Mousse Pie!

Franco Lania | Posted 12.11.2013 | Taste
Franco Lania

This brilliant change of season brings with it an array of different foods. These provisions of nature are as awe-inspiring and varied as the daily changing kaleidoscope of autumn's leaves.

My Favorite Harvest Vegetables

Paul Shufelt | Posted 10.09.2013 | Taste
Paul Shufelt

In the spirit of the Thankgiving holiday I thought I would share a list of my top five favorite harvest vegetables. There is just something amazing about this time of year and the bountiful harvest that comes with it.

When Winning or Losing Isn't Enough

Robert Hoch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Robert Hoch

What does a theologian have to say about the current impasse in Washington D.C.? Maybe I would say, "There's a kingdom that breaks bread and there's a kingdom that withholds bread -- our government seems to be the latter."

Career Harvest or Payback - The Lesson of President Richard Nixon

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business
Larry Schwimmer

During Saturn's transit through the 10th House of your Career, you are accountable for whatever career, status and reputation you've built. You're ready to harvest the rewards for all your hard work and efforts to attain your goal.

Vine Times: Must-Do Events of California Wine Month | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel

September is grand for a number of reasons, not least of which is that glorious event that is grape harvest. And there is no state in the U.S. that harvests more grapes than California.

Rethinking the Harvest

T. Thorn Coyle | Posted 10.21.2013 | Religion
T. Thorn Coyle

In contemplating the cycles of the year, we can reclaim the power to choose well so that next year some more of what we desire bears fruit. Without that contemplation, too often all we see is what is directly in front of us, limiting our vision and imagination, and therefore, limiting what we can actually do.

Want To Prevent Future Hunger? Try Precision Agriculture

Lloyd A. Treinish | Posted 09.22.2013 | Technology
Lloyd A. Treinish

How many mouths will the world be feeding by 2050? It is an estimated 9.2 billion, up from 7 billion today. To keep pace with this growing population, global food production will need to increase by 70 percent. That means getting a lot smarter about how we raise crops.

The Year-Round Appeal Of Door County

iLoveInns | Posted 01.08.2013 | Travel

Summer, winter, spring or fall. It is always the right season to visit Door County Peninsula.