I’ve been canning, freezing, and dehydrating summer’s bounty to enjoy in winter. But it bothers me that all these methods use substantial amounts of electricity. Readers, help me out?
Living things have a habit of not doing what you expect them to. But sometimes plants and animals can go places you aren’t intending, and the consequences can be minor … or catastrophic.
In 1999, there were three grape vineyards in Iowa. Now there are 230. But each could be wiped out by a commonly applied pesticide called 2, 4-D.
When the tomatoes turn red and the corn is so tall I can’t even reach the top by jumping, I get a hankering for funnel cake, sno-cones, and the tilt-a-whirl. It must be county fair season in the Midwest! But …