Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Edible publications here in the Valley and on the Vineyard provide a unique perspective on food:

"I find myself grabbing at weeds as I walk up to friends’ houses, pulling weeds from storefront flower boxes, even silently identifying weeds as I ride my bike along the paths—not because I like to, really, but because I must...." 

by Mary Sage Napolitan

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Thursday, August 14, 2014


Red Fire Farm's 5-K and Tomato Festival This Saturday August 23 in Granby MA.

On the MUSIC STAGE 11:00 AM - Indian Classical Music with Sitar by Mike Jarjoura and Tabla by Max Armen
12:00 PM - Larry Dulong and Band
1:45 PM - The Ephemeral String Band
3:30 PM - Tim Eriksen and Trio du Pumpkinland.

WORKSHOP: Tomato Canning Demo with Sarah Voilland at 3 p.m. 

Heirlooms in the Tasting Tent.....
Brandywine, Cherokee Purple and Paul Robeson as well as more exotic offerings, such as German Queen, Homer Fike's Yellow Oxheart, Vintage Wine and Fuzzy Bomb. There will also be a collection of cherry tomatoes to sample, such as Golden Sweet and Red Pearl, along with the more unusual Hssiao His Hung Shih, Egg Yolk, Lemon Drop and Pink Bumble Bee to name a few and they're not all red. Featured in the tasting tent from noon to 5 p.m.