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FROM THE GROUND UP: Gardening and community — plant sales, contests, and more

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FOOD: Celebrating asparagus — a sure sign of spring

On a warm, sunny afternoon earlier this month, Bob Lange surveyed a three-quarter acre field and said, “Yeah, they’re coming.” Then he bent down, cut a spear and enjoyed his first asparagus of the season. ...

By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Herb Sale to feature Coriandrum

    Coriandrum sativum is an herb that leads a double life. In its leafy form, it’s known as cilantro or Chinese parsley. In its seed form, it’s known as coriander. It can be confusing! It’s the same plant, yet its different names reflect two different plant parts and two distinct flavors and uses in various cuisines world-wide.

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  • Lifestyle

    Run through The Hill School campus at 5K race on Sunday

    POTTSTOWN >> Runners of all ages are invited to race through The Hill School campus during the Hobart’s Ram 5K and 1-mile fun run on Sunday morning.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com @MichileaP on Twitter|

  • Food

    FOOD: These breakfast sandwiches range from healthy to ‘wowing’

    When the Earl of Sandwich first enjoyed his namesake creation, he probably never dreamed of one called a “Cinnamuncher.” But you can as area chefs share three wake-up-worthy sandwich recipes to start your day.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Make these for your next get-together

    A delicious version of the classic Italian caprese appetizer, but using another favorite of Italy ... prosciutto. 

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Food

    NUTRITION: Spring break doesn’t mean reverting to bad snack habits

    Are we there yet? Spring break season is here and whether you are traveling by plane, train or automobile, you will want something good to eat.

    By LeeAnn Weintraub Special to Digital First Media|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: The buzz on urban beekeeping

    The biodiversity of cities makes them surprisingly good places to raise bees. This was the premise behind Dr. Noah Wilson-Rich’s presentation on Urban Beekeeping at the Philadelphia Flower Show earlier this month.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Lifestyle

    The Table: KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine

    The town center of Kennebunkport is Dock Square. This small village has retained the feel and charm of the original fishing town and surrounding ship building facilities. It is located along the Kennebunk River – about one mile from the Atlantic Ocean.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Food

    Culture club: Philly region’s cheese makers ‘connecting landscape and foodscape’

    Amethyst grew protective, shielding her kids as visitors approached. She’d given birth about 25 minutes earlier to a boy and a girl, who may go by “Amaryllis.”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKE CHEF: This snack might become a new favorite

    What I adore about this recipe is the low amount of refined table sugar and the fact that any berry or orchard fruit would be perfectly acceptable in this recipe. The crispy nut base is accentuated with fresh fruit, making it a great after school snack or addition to breakfast.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: More than plants at the Philadelphia Flower Show

    Each year I go to the Philadelphia Flower Show with hope in my heart. This is not because I am pining for green, growing things and fragrant flowers. It’s because I hope that behind all the grandeur and amazement that is the Flower Show, I will find something that informs and inspires me. In all the years I’ve attended, it never occurred to me that I might find something that touched my heart.

    By Pamela Baxter|

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