Monthly archive April, 2012

Planting date is a personal decision

Is it the right time to plant? Depends on who you ask and what they think.

Asparagus Salad

If you think of salads as just meal starters made with a handful of greens, think again. This satisfying salad recipe shows how eating healthy can taste great.

Making blue jeans green… with recycling

This 11-year-old's passion for the planet has led him to recycling.

Business and animal rights are doing battle again — this time in New Mexico

A New Mexico slaughterhouse is trying to open its doors again — but controversy surrounds it.

When going to a free-range farm, don’t drive a shiny red car

Sitting in the driver side of my car, I shooed him lightly with my left hand and he eventually took off, over the edge of my passenger-side fender.

Asiago Cheese, Bacon and Egg Tart

This tart recipe is a great one to serve for brunch.

New fairgrounds brings new hope

Grounds holds new potential for 4-H and FFA, as well as community events and trade shows.

Take a drive; it makes you think

A drive through the shale-boom area of Pennsylvania makes you think about what could be next for Ohio.

Artichoke and Roasted Red Pepper Yogurt Dip

Try this low-fat dip made with yogurt.

DIY projects have their ups, and their downs

You have to balance your own ability against the demands of the project, and I sometimes wish I could balance the two a little better.

Being a dirt diva may good for your health

Who would have thought that a little dirt under the fingernails or jumping through a mud puddle would be good for a girl?

Easter weekend was a time to celebrate, and also till some ground

Mild, sunny weather made for a good holiday, and for getting into the fields.