Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Plant hardiness zones

The US Department of Agriculture announced its new plant hardiness zone map.  Click here to see it.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Can you say potato?

Several kinds of potatoes were planted in two of the Food Bank plots. We'll be watching and learning.


Tuesday, January 24, 2012

From a food writer

Here's a little fun reading that will inspire preparations for Spring planting.

  Molly Stevens is a food writer, editor and cooking teacher living in Northern Vermont. Her cookbook All About Braising: The Art of Uncomplicated Cooking (WW Norton) won a 2005 James Beard Foundation award and an International Association of Culinary Professionals award. Food & Wine magazine listed the book as one of the top 10 cookbooks of 2004.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Rock-A-Billy Chili Cook Off

It was the 2nd annual Rock-A-Billy Chili Cook Off. Donna and Dan were amazing hosts.

Vegetables grown at the garden to be donated to the Food Bank.

The samples of the 6 chili recipes competing.

Mr. Padilla, the doting grandfather.


The Muffin Man and his wife.

Dancing Servers.

Isabel, the 3rd prize winner.

Pam wins 2nd place.

Barbara's now famous chili, wins 1st place once again.

Silent Auction winners finalize payment.

Thank you for supporting this fun and enriching endeavor.