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Native Squash Bees

Did you know there are bees that only pollinate squash blossoms? Summer squash, winter squash, pumpkins, gourds .  .  .  that’s their specialty.  Squash yield is entirely dependent on insect pollinators, because male and female reproductive parts are housed in … Continue reading

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Potatoes!

Potatoes can contribute much to the goal of greater regional food sustainability. Potatoes offer good levels of protein, carbohydrates, vitamin C and significant amounts of calcium and other minerals. Unlike many grains which require equipment for harvesting, threshing, grinding, etc, … Continue reading

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