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Seed Savers - order update

Those that have sent me their order are in this form.
If you haven't ordered yet no panic, still time, just pick from the list or let me know the item, catalog #, and quantity.
I'll be sending this in Friday.
I also have extra tomato/pepper/herb/veggie seeds that I'll gladly give you at N/C
You'll need to start the peppers/herbs now tomatoes April 1
Have any questions - please contact me by email or phone; 218.232.1293
Yours in Gardening,


Mujadara, a traditional Middle Eastern dish of lentils and rice. I made this for the Taste of Ideal gathering last year at the Ideal Green Market. It was the first time I'd tried this recipe. Happily, it was well received. Click here for a video of the recipe. I made some substitutions but this is a recipe I want to try again soon. I'm tempted to add raisins. It's the kind of recipe that's easy to customize and make it your own. Everyone commented on the warm spices. Mmmmm comfort food that's good for us!

What is a CSA?

About CSA's

Here are the basics: a farmer offers a certain number of "shares" to the public. Typically the share consists of a box of vegetables, but other farm products may be included. Interested consumers purchase a share (aka a "membership" or a "subscription") and in return receive a box (bag, basket) of seasonal produce each week throughout the farming season.

This arrangement creates several rewards for both the farmer and the consumer. In brief:

Advantages for farmers:



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