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Hawaii: Uncle Robert’s night market in Kalapana

Hawaii: Uncle Robert’s night market in Kalapana

Entirely by accident, Wednesday turned out to be the day of the farmers market. After thoroughly enjoying the Hilo farmers market in the late morning, we went to the night market at Uncle Robert’s in Kalapana Village, about 20 minutes from our house in Pahoa. It had been highly recommended, and in...

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Hawaii: Hilo farmers market

Hawaii: Hilo farmers market

This morning we went to the farmers market in Hilo, the largest town on the east side of Hawaii. In 2012, Huffington Post rated it as one of the ten best farmers markets in the U.S. What was particularly interesting for us was the huge selection of tropical fruits we...

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The Natomas Farm
……stand up for change….voice aloud.

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Jul 23, 2014
……stand up for change….voice aloud.

A few years ago I was reading an ad in the local newspaper about the Rio Linda Farmers Market and Peddler's Fair..... for all to come to the event of the week for downtown. So I went....and thank the GODS that my car wasn't loaded up the kids, a tired ...

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Toto, we’re not in Kansas anymore!

Toto, we’re not in Kansas anymore!

I knew I wasn’t in my bed at home when I woke up in the middle of the night and heard the ocean roaring outside. And when I grabbed my camera at 5:45 this morning, this is what greeted when I stepped out on the deck of the house we’re renting:

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The Natomas Farm
Rio Linda-Elverta Historical Society

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Jul 22, 2014
Rio Linda-Elverta Historical Society

I've done many functions here in Rio Linda....explaining what a sustainable farm does. I must say that this was the best outing I have have taking part in......the Rio Linda-Elverta Historical Society. Arlete Hodeland and her volunteers made us feel ve...

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#GBFling14: Lan Su Chinese Garden

#GBFling14: Lan Su Chinese Garden

The first garden we visited on day 1 of the 2014 Garden Bloggers Fling was the Lan Su Chinese Garden. Located in the heart of downtown Portland, it is surrounded by a mix of modern high rises and more traditional brick buildings.

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The Sacramento Bee
Seeds: What drought? Harvest looks great

This looks like a bountiful summer. In backyards and orchards throughout the Sacramento area, fruit trees are covered with ripening plums and peaches. Limbs hang extra heavy with unexpectedly large crops.

Don’t these trees know there’s a drought?

Apparently, they do. This is just another way nature...

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#GBFling14: Sean Hogan Garden

#GBFling14: Sean Hogan Garden

The first garden I saw after I arrived in Portland, Oregon for the 2014 Garden Bloggers Fling was also one of the most beautiful. It wasn’t on the tour, but I was privileged enough to enjoy it throughout my stay. It belongs to Sean Hogan, the owner of Cistus Nursery, whose...

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2014 Garden Bloggers Fling plant haul

2014 Garden Bloggers Fling plant haul

Sometimes it’s easier to start at the end. Before I begin posting about the gardens and nurseries we visited during the 2014 Garden Bloggers Fling in Portland, Oregon, I want to introduce you to the plants I brought back.

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Yes, everything...

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AccessLocal.TV
Gardening Made Easy at Upcoming Seed Starting Party at Soil Born Farms

Jul 16, 2014
Gardening Made Easy at Upcoming Seed Starting Party at Soil Born Farms

With the help of a local organization called Soil Born Farms, community members interested in gardening now have the opportunity to get their hands dirty and ...

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