by Teresa Tumminia Summer brings a daily bounty of fresh produce to our family farm. Among our favorites are tri-colored bush beans, with their purple, yellow, and green treasures tucked away under large leafy umbrellas. Our bean and potato salad can be put together in no time at […]
If you made it through the crazy swarm season this year and managed to maintain the integrity of your hive without it swarming, you will most likely be rewarded with a sweet bounty of local raw honey.
How to get the best bang for your remodeling buck By Erik J. Martin When you put money into the stock market, it’s inevitable that some of your chosen stocks and funds are going to outperform others you picked. And it’s practically impossible to predict ahead of time […]
It’s difficult to argue with the logic of universal design. If a home can be designed to be safer, ergonomically superior, easier in which to maneuver, more intuitive and, in general, equally efficient for a healthy 10-year-old, a fully capable 35-year-old, a 55-year-old with arthritis, a blind 75-year-old or a mobility-challenged 100-year-old, why not do so?
A farmers’ market is likely coming to a field or open parking lot near you — if there isn’t already one operating nearby. Farmers’ markets continue to thrive and expand as people increasingly realize the benefits of supporting local farmers and artisans. If you haven’t explored one of […]
Days are long and hot and pool season is in full swing. For some of us, it’s not all leisurely floating and aquatic volleyball but rather maintaining and balancing the pool’s chemical levels.
As market season kicks into high gear, farm stands beckon shoppers with signs: Local! Organic! Natural! No Spray! Sustainable! Organic is defined by strict federal standards. But what do these other claims really mean, and which are worthy of support?
In this issue: Farmers Markets DIY Certification Guide 7 Reasons to Shop Farmers Markets In the Garden: Hydrangeas Be a Pollinator Champion Understanding Saltwater Pool Filtration Home Remodeling: How to get the best bang for your remodeling buck Planning a Renovation? How to get your home ready and […]
Lisa Steele of Fresh Eggs Daily shares her recipe for Herbed Deviled Eggs and Easy Mason Jar Mayonnaise.
It’s a common quandary, especially in older homes: One or more rooms lacks ample artificial illumination due to an absence of overhead light fixtures. Making matters worse, that same room may be short on outlets, requiring you to use extension cords or power strips to accommodate your only mode of lighting, table and floor lamps.