Blog - Food

How to Pick the Perfect Nursery Plant

5 May, 2021 How to Pick the Perfect Nursery Plant Does that actually grow here? Can it be planted now? Whether you are shopping at a big box store...

5 Tips for Cost Saving Solutions to Gardening

26 Apr, 2021 5 Tips for Cost Saving Solutions to Gardening Have you ever heard a gardener say something along the lines of “I just harvested my first $100...

5 Step Raised Garden Bed

8 Apr, 2021 5 Step Raised Garden Bed Growing food at home is important.  One of the main problems here in Arizona is the condition of our soil.  Soil...

Swiss Chard: A Champion in the Garden

5 Mar, 2021 Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris) is a large-leafed vegetable with colorful stalks and veins. In the garden, Swiss chard is a proficient grower and is beautiful when...

Donating Food in Your Community

3 Mar, 2021 Donating food products can be one of the most impactful ways to make a difference in your community, especially in a time of so much uncertainty....

Navigating Agricultural Certifications

1 Mar, 2021 Agricultural certifications on our food products are supposed to help us as consumers discern the differences in how our food is grown and processed so we...

In the Kitchen with Chef Jeff

6 Jul, 2020 Meet Chef Jeff, my personal help and guru, in my personal kitchen.  Chef Jeff harvests from my urban farm to create, vegan, no add oil receipts! ...

From the Garden Spotlight………May 2020

6 Jul, 2020 This month has given us plenty of great harvests!  Here are my favorite three harvests in May! Red Potato-These are great roasted. King Trumpet Mushrooms- From...

What’s growing?

6 Jul, 2020 The plum tree is bearing some great fruit! Tips for plum trees: Keep the branches trimmed down.  This will allow easy access for harvesting.  If you...

Germination instructions:

23 Apr, 2020 Refrigeration-Many types of woodland and wetland seeds are hydrophilic and cannot be fully dried down, as doing so would make them very difficult to germinate. These...