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Nicole Karr
  • Benton, PA
  • United States
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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Earth Mama
A bit about me:
Gardening, raising chickens, daydreaming about dairy goats...
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
sweet potatoes and a goose egg sandwich for breakfast, then cream of sunchoke & broccoli soup...
Currently reading:
books on backyard poultry, growing a business, getting organized
Currently listening to:
baby snoring....
My latest DIY project:
crocheting my first blanket
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Hops Harvest and Hornets, HOMEGROWN Fair submission

The great hops harvest of 2011 is underway. I’ve been a bit neglectful of the garden this summer, but the hops vines have flourished. Some judicious pruning and mulching and tying of support lines took place early in the season, and then, just stand back and watch these babies do their thing. Predicted harvest is five pounds! This is the fourth year for some of the vines and we have 5 varieties planted: Willamette, Nugget, Cascade, Centennial, and Brewer's Gold. 

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Posted on August 18, 2011 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Fermented Slaw

We made some last year and we’re greedily looking forward to this batch of lacto-fermented “cole slaw”. The recipe comes from the book Preserving Food… Continue

Posted on March 27, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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At 2:37pm on April 22, 2010, Cornelia said…
Hi Nicole - welcome to HOMEGROWN.org! You've got a wonderful blog! Please consider cross-posting your content here as a member blog (as described here).
Enjoy the site and I look forward to hearing more about your lovely homegrown life!

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