Win a Gift Certificate to Nature’s Pantry

Win a Gift Certificate to Nature’s Pantry

Spring is just around the corner, which means that asparagus, cucumbers, and peaches are not far behind. What food are you most looking forward to eating as winter draws to a close? Sweet strawberries or watermelon? Heirloom tomatoes or green beans?

Simply leave a comment below with your favorite spring or summer food, and we’ll enter you in a random drawing for a $25 gift certificate to Nature’s Pantry in State College. You may receive extra entries by following WPSU’s Local Food Journey on Facebook and Twitter. Just leave an additional comment letting us know that you’re a new follower.

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{name} Posted by Emily Wiley on 03/12, 2012 at 10:35 AM

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Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail

Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail

During the month of March, take a trip along the Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail. The tour includes ten wineries, and the cost is $20 per person or $35 per couple.

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{name} Posted by Emily Wiley on 03/09, 2012 at 01:29 PM

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Field Notes: Early March

Field Notes: Early March

The feel of early spring is already in the air. The smell of sleeping soil waking up, the reddening tips of the trees as the sap begins to flow upwards, and the songs of robins are just a few of the early harbingers of spring. We are continuing to stay busy seeding in the greenhouse, spreading compost on the fields, finishing up the new high tunnel and generally trying to get all the winter
work completed.

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{name} Posted by Kim Tait on 03/08, 2012 at 09:00 AM

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Farm Diary: Seeding Fun in Late February

Farm Diary: Seeding Fun in Late February

Seeding is a critical component of farming. No seed flats planted in February means no crops later. It is a laborious and painstaking, but oddly, satisfying task that I tackled two weeks ago. Here is how it works.

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{name} Posted by James Eisenstein on 03/07, 2012 at 10:00 AM

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