Maryland Grows


Garden update: beans, eggplant, chard

This has been a tough year for bean-growing, at least around these parts; both the Derwood Demo Garden and my community garden have seen large populations of Mexican bean beetles, as well as hungry rabbits.

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Swift Charge

I’ve had the opportunity and pleasure lately to read through some of my family’s World War II letters, which offer plenty in the way of (censored but inferred) exciting naval combat and accounts of life in wartime all over the…

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Swiss Chard Pancakes

In honor of World Food Day, I made Swiss Chard Pancakes and shared them at work. I was listening to the Splendid Table on NPR on Saturday and thought all of the recipes sounded really yummy. I was getting hungry…

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