food

Classic French Onion Soup
It seems that winter has decided to get an early start this year. The colder weather brings about a hunger for foods that give us warmth and comfort, such as soups and stews. This week we have a variety of soups and stews for you to try. We also included a bread recipe, because who doesn’t like a...
Mango Salsa
Halloween is nearly here. This week, we have some ghoulish snacks for “goblins” of every age to make and enjoy. If you have a favorite soup or comfort food recipe that you would like to share, we would love to hear from you! Recipes, with photo (and a short story/history), if available, can be...
Spiced Apple Chutney
Apples are here, apples are here! Many varieties are ready for picking. Find your favorite apple orchard, or farmers market near you. Whether for eating, canning, or baking, there is sure to be a variety to fit your needs. This week, again, we will featuring apple recipes. Next week, we will be...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Most farmers are still busy harvesting, cleaning fields, and preparing for next year. However, as your workload begins to slow down, consider taking some time to monitor for invasive species on your farm. While this article is about...
Homemade Apple Cider
Apples are here, apples are here! Many varieties are ready for picking. Find your favorite apple orchard, or farmers market near you. Whether for eating, canning, or baking, there is sure to be a variety to fit your needs. This week, and next, we will featuring apple recipes. If you have a...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu     With autumn officially here, gardeners start planting spring-blooming bulbs like tulips, daffodils, crocus, grape hyacinth, snowdrops and more. These bulbs require the cold of winter to make them bloom next spring. Bulbs can be purchased...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu     Fall is an important time to lay the seeds of success for next year’s garden. By taking some time to clean up your garden and tools and make a plan for nutrient management, you can save yourself time and energy next spring.   Sanitation...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Minnehaha apple with cross-section from the National Fruit Collection (1951-024)   One hundred years ago, in 1920, the University of Minnesota introduced its first apple named Minnehaha. In 1921 came Wedge and Folwell. And in 1922, the...
Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate
Fall is making its presence known. The trees are changing and what a beautiful sight they are. The weather is changing also; time to pull out those sweatshirts. Another sign of fall is the abundance of pumpkins, squash, apples, pears and other tasty produce. We again have some recipes featuring...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   What are the risks with animals?    Cats are often welcome farm pets,  but should not be allowed to roam in the growing area Image: Produce Safety Alliance   Fresh fruits and vegetables are grown in soil, under the sky and near both wild...

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