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Edible Gardening with Willi Galloway - LivingHomegrown.com

Edible Gardening with Willi Galloway - LivingHomegrown.com

We’ve all done it.

You go to all the trouble to plant and nurture an edible in your garden and somehow…life gets in the way.

You look away for just one second and BOOM…the plant over-ripens or goes to flower…or  worse…it sits there unattended until it goes all the way to seed.

Sure, you can compost the plant and send it back into the food chain.

But what if it turned out that situation did not mean the end of that plant’s edible value?

What if it was really a happy accident of deliciousness??

Well, that is theory of my friend, author Willi Galloway who I interviewed on the podcast this week.

Willi believes that there is a whole world of flavor in our vegetable gardens that we are not tapping into.

No, she is not suggesting we eat over-ripened edibles or rotten fruit.

But she is suggesting we look at the other parts of a plant such as the leaves (greens), flowers and even the seed pods for flavor.

Willi knows that a world of flavor exists in the more unusual plant parts and she shares her tips for tapping into that world AND for growing new-to-us veggies.

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Day 10 – Four MORE Movies That Might Change Your Life

Oops! I swear I was NOT goofing off. This post didn’t go live yesterday on Day 10 and I am sorry about that. It was a technical error. No…really!...

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Day 9 – The Lexicon Of Sustainability

“We are the first generation to realize, ours is not a world of infinite resources. And if we are not careful, we will lose what we do have forever....

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Day 8: Important “Food” Movies That Just Might Change Your Life – Part 1

Day 8: This post is part of the 31 Days of Living Homegrown. Sign up for my newsletter (weekly or monthly) so you don’t miss any of the inspiration and resources I...

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Day 2: Finding Local Food

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Day 1: Resources for Growing Fruit Trees

This post is part of the 31 Days of Living Homegrown. Sign up for my newsletter (weekly or monthly) so you don’t miss any of the inspiration and resources I will...

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Harvesting and Storing Homegrown Apples for Winter

How to store homegrown apples through winter

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A Traveling Farm…On A Bus?

We just finished filming a really incredible group of young people for an episode of our TV show, Growing A Greener World. The TV story will air on PBS in December...

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SWEET! Keeping Up With Farmstead Fruit

All of the fruit ripening at the Farmstead Project has made life a SWEET ride the last month or so. Every visit brings new discoveries in deliciousness and new...

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