Celebrate the culture of agriculture & share skills (Growing! Cooking! Eating!)

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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Earth Mama, 100% Homegrown
A bit about me:
I love to grow our groceries! Organic gardening, raised beds, preserving the harvest, small animals and making do with what we have. A Japanese-and-American family living in the Pacific Northwest corner of the USA.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
Salmon caught and frozen by Hubby-san, rice, homegrown veggies, and peach cobbler (with home canned peaches). Yum!
Currently reading:
Native American Ethobotany, Daniel Moerman
Currently listening to:
Night on Bare Mountain, by Mussorgsky
My latest DIY project:
Replacing all of our rotting garden beds with new wood and new soil. About half-way done!
How did you find HOMEGROWN.org?
A link on a blog.
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Homemade, Homecanned Chili 手作りのチリ

There's nothing like a warm pot of…

Posted on March 2, 2012 at 2:00pm — 4 Comments

Planting Onion Seeds ネギの種まき

When we lived in Japan, the common greeting among the gardening/farming folk right before New Years was, "Did you plant your onions yet?" With all the stress of getting ready for New Years (much like Christmas in the western world), planting onions was just one more thing on my ever expanding To-Do list. I really didn't see the difference in…


Posted on February 27, 2012 at 8:18pm — 1 Comment

Planting Asparagusアスパラの植え方

Planting Asparagus アスパラの植え方

 We decided we didn't have enough asparagus (can one ever have enough asparagus??), so we ordered more crowns from Territorial Seed this year. They arrived last Friday, and we spent Saturday morning at my cousin's house, getting the bed ready and…

Posted on February 27, 2012 at 11:03am

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At 11:25am on February 27, 2012, Cornelia said…

Hi and welcome to HOMEGROWN! So cool to have Japanese instructions on your posts, too. Looking forward to seeing more!

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