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Serving Up Sustainability: Two Caterers ...Read more
Ingredients 3 Tbsp. olive oil, divided 1 red onion, sliced julienne     3 cloves of garlic, minced 8 ounces of fresh spinach, washed and stemmed   1 red pepper, diced large 1 yellow squash, diced large 1 zucchini, diced large ¼ bunch of Italian parsley, minced 1 lb. whole wheat penne, pre-cooked... Read more
Picture credited to Cooking Matters. This blog series highlights our Cooking Matters program and recipes that participants may make in class. Cooking Matters is a six-week, hands-on cooking and nutrition class teaching participants how to cook healthful meals on a limited budget, and giving them... Read more
Weeds are a problem in your garden for many reasons. They can steal the precious sunlight from your tomatoes, soak up soil nutrients that should be in your cucumbers, and create a secondary or overwintering home for the beetles chewing on your cabbage. That’s not okay. You’ve worked hard on your... Read more