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Still Eating Parsnips, and Planning for More

At last week’s book club meeting, in the midst of a discussion of race and gender in nineteenth-century America and the founding of the U.S. Geological Survey, somebody asked the inevitable sort of question: How do you grow parsnips? Our … Continue reading

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Tomato Report 2014

I’m hurrying to get out this report to you, because here in the Willamette Valley it’s nearly tomato-starting time already. Our long hot summer last year produced bountiful tomato harvests for many of my neighbors but a strangely scant one … Continue reading

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