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Harvest

Celebrating New Year in the Fall

Donna Henes | Posted 09.22.2014 | 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

offMetro.com | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
offMetro.com

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
iLoveInns

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

Remembering Harvest Season

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Although I grew up as a city girl, a memorable period of my childhood was spent in the English countryside. Of those days, I recall most fondly the harvest season.

Epic Apple Pie-Buttermilk Shake

One For The Table | Posted 12.18.2012 | Taste
One For The Table

Epic. It's my new favorite word. I can't stop saying it. And I'm sure everyone around me can't stand hearing it.

Picking Apples for 100 Years!

HooplaHa | Posted 12.16.2012 | Good News
HooplaHa

Apple-picking is a fall tradition that holds years of memories for friends and families -- especially for the Leidel family! Leidel's Apples is a family run apple stand that been operating for more than 100 years in La Crescent, the apple capital of Minnesota.

Seed-to-Table Bounty: Wisdom From the Organic Gourmet

Zoe Helene | Posted 12.11.2012 | Green
Zoe Helene

For 25 years, Leslie Cerier, aka The Organic Gourmet, has been teaching the art of healthy and delicious cooking at some of the finest eco lifestyle centers and spas in the world. There's a reason her classes are so popular.

America's Best Harvest Festivals

Food & Wine | Posted 12.03.2012 | Taste
Food & Wine

Local agriculture + pie. It doesn't get much better.

A Farm To Keg Beer: Captain Lawrence Brewery's Fresh Roasted Pumpkin Ale (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 12.01.2012 | Taste
Liza de Guia

I've never really thought about what actually goes into a pumpkin ale. I guess, I thought it was just a blend of spices that gave the beer its signature flavor. Until now.

RETURNING: Thoughts on the Jewish High Holy Days -2001 and 2012

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 11.24.2012 | Religion
Ruth Neubauer

Standing between a past which is gone and a future not yet born, we express our wish for a year of safety, mindfulness, care of, and for, each other, and a sense of connection to all.

PHOTOS: World's Best Wine Resorts

Departures Magazine | Posted 11.22.2012 | Travel
Departures Magazine

L'And Vineyards, located in Portugal's Alentejo region, opened last spring right around the time its very first vintage hit the market.

What's In A Name: How To Buy Quality Olive Oil

Cary Kelly | Posted 10.30.2012 | Taste
Cary Kelly

Extra virgin, cold-pressed, first-pressed, stone-pressed, unfiltered, low acidity... The lexicon associated with olive oil is confusing. I'll break down the vocabulary for you so you can focus on the pure, wonderful taste.

Child Ritually Sacrificed For Better Harvest

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | Religion

NEW DELHI -- Two men have been arrested in central India for allegedly killing a 7-year-old girl and cutting out her liver in a ritual sacrifice to en...

PHOTOS: Sugar Cane Harvest in Guatemala

Posted 12.01.2011 | Latino Voices

Sugar is Guatemala's most important agricultural export, making Guatemala the fifth largest sugar exporter in the world. The industry employs arou...