Cooks and Gardeners

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Crop Rotation: Three Seasons in the Stone Barns Vegetable Field

See what three seasons of planting in vegetable field looks like and learn why crop rotation matters.  | learn more

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Low Tunnels for Winter Growing

What you need to build your own tunnel for winter growing.  | learn more

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Stone Barns Premium Compost

Interested in ordering Stone Barns compost for your home or business? Here's all you need to know!  | learn more

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Learning the Language of Seed Saving

Thinking about saving seed from your home garden? Here are some basic things to think about from the Hudson Valley Seed Library founder.  | learn more

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Tomatoes: A Plethora of Color, Shape, Size and Taste

A look at the rainbow of tomatoes, heirlooms and hybrids, that are ripe on the vine so far.  | learn more

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Backyard to Table

How to eat year-round from your backyard.

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CSA Goggles // Share What You See

What do you see when you look at your CSA box or Farm Market purchases? We want to know!  | learn more

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Knowing Meat

If your butcher is selling pork shoulder, how do you know if it’s the cut known as the Boston Butt or the cut known as the Picnic? And, does it matter? Find out!  | learn more

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Cookbook Club Kick Off: Dinner A Love Story

At the premiere Stone Barns Center Cookbook Club, Jenny Rosenstrach, author of Dinner: A Love Story shared valuable and practical advice on how to cook with strategy and make family dinners possible.  | learn more

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Winter Cover Crops: The What, Why and When to Plant

What happens in the Stone Barns field when the corn stalks fall, the squash are picked and set to cure and the fall plants are pulled? Farmers plant winter cover crops.  | learn more

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Basil Growing Tips from Farmer Jack // Part One: Seeding

Start your seed out right. In this video, Stone Barns Center’s Vegetable Farm Manager Jack Algiere walks us through the first step of growing basil: seeding.  | learn more

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Basil Growing Tips from Farmer Jack // Part Two: Potting Up

Give your seedling room to grow. In this video, Stone Barns Center’s Vegetable Farm Manager Jack Algiere walks us through the second step of growing basil: potting up.  | learn more

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Grow your Own Jam: Tips from Rachel Saunders

In June, Stone Barns Center kicked off its “Grow Your Own” program series with a jam class led by Rachel Saunders, the gal behind Blue Chair Fruit Company and author of The Blue Chair Jam Cookbook.  | make it

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Common Good All Purpose Cleaning Spray

Our friends from Common Good share their natural recipe for a homemade, all-purpose cleaning spray!  | make it

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The Farm and Wellness: Upcoming Classes and a Summer Recipe

The Center is looking forward to more programs in The Farm and Wellness series, featuring classes taught by local herbalists and Stone Barns Center growers. The series offers a holistic view of growing and using herbs, from basic knowledge and seasonal preparations to handmade supplements and goods.  | make it

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Finding Time for Tool Care

It’s easier to make maintenance time in the slower, colder seasons. But with summer in full swing and farmers and tools working extra hard, it’s as important as ever to make sure your tools are sharp and ready to be as efficient as possible.  | learn more