Monthly Archives: May 2011

Driven by Flavor in the Green Mountains

Public radio is a great place for garlic lovers. I recently heard a wonderful interview on Krista Tippett’s ‘On Being‘. I just caught a bit of the intro, “Pleasure is his way into the greatest social movement of our time…” … Continue reading

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Newest Residents at the Garlic Farm: The Three Little Pigs

Meet the newest members of the team at Green Mountain Garlic: The Three Little Pigs. Despite the rain that is deluging Vermont this month, these little guys are already at work cleaning up the Quackgrass, fertilizing and tilling the soil … Continue reading

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Freshly picked Green Garlic

Green garlic, or spring garlic, is simply garlic that is picked early in the spring before the cloves begin to form.  It’s always a treat to have something fresh and green from the garden this early in the spring.  Green … Continue reading

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The best way to follow Vermont Green Up Day? Green Garlic Risotto

In the 60’s and 70’s Vermont was an environmental leader: Vermont banned billboards in 1968; Act 250, the Vermont Land Use and Development Act geared at easing environmental pressures caused by development, passed in 1970; and Vermont’s first Green Up … Continue reading

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