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Green Garlic

Just about the time we run out of garlic from last year’s crop it’s time to start eating green garlic.  Often called spring garlic or green garlic, it is simply garlic that is picked early in the spring before the … 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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Signs of Spring in Central Vermont: Peepers, Green Garlic and CSAs

Signs of spring were hard to come by in Vermont this year. Late snows and cold temperatures muffled our jubilance over the new season. But this afternoon, there are peepers, a sure sign of spring. And the garlic is peeking … Continue reading

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