Planting Garlic

While many people are busy planting their fall bulbs for spring, like tulips or daffodils, we’ve been busy putting our garlic in the ground. With the cooler nights, the period between Thanksgiving and Halloween are the best times to plant garlic for an early summer harvest. What you will need Garlic Bulbs Compost Small trowel …

Fall Rose Hips

Wild roses are native to many parts of North America. If you are going for a fall walk, you may have noticed the small, apple shaped fruit which adorns the plant at this time of year. This fruit is known as a rose hip and is just one of the parts of the rose plant …

Kale Chips

Easy Kale Chips Recipe

Britte and Becca from our Earthbites team were at Lord Kitchener Elementary¬† teaching the Preserve the Harvest module and preparing some yummy kale chips with the kids. I know that making kale chips can be daunting. Am I going to burn them? Are they going to taste like the gross store bought brands? Well, you …

Cabbage

Planting Your Winter Garden

Written by Pablo Vimos – an Earthbites¬†Facilitator Fall is around the corner, and it is time to start cultivating vegetables that grow in cold weather. These plants have the ability to move water out of their cells as temperature approaches freezing.¬† Thus protecting cell structure, as ice crystals form in spaces between cells rather inside …