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Two Portland Chefs, Two Vegetable Dinners, One Leap Forward

Vegetable whisperers Joshua McFadden of Ava Gene’s and Gregory Gourdet of Departure get to the root of culinary collaboration.

  • By Karen Brooks
  • Published 04/23/2014


Updated: A Sneak Peek at 2014 Farm Dinners

Make plans to head out to the country this summer and book your spot for one of these unique farm to table dinners.

  • By Danielle Klenak and Kristin Leigh
  • Published 04/15/2014


In the Kitchen with Gabriel Rucker

Heat up the grill with the James Beard Award-winning chef of Le Pigeon and watch him transform celery root with Beaujolais barbecue sauce.

  • By Sreang Hok
  • Published 08/16/2013


Smart Ideas for the Vegetable Garden

A visit to the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden's test garden reveals a passel of clever ideas for your edible garden

  • Published 08/13/2013


Things to Do In the Vegetable Garden: July

Mid-July through early August is the perfect time to sow certain greens, cole crops and root veggies for late fall, winter and early spring harvests

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/16/2013


A Dash of Basalt in Your Soil, Ma'm?

A locally produced rock offers a steady dose of minerals and trace elements to garden soil and containers. It might even make your tomatoes taste better!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/14/2013


When To Plant Tomatoes

When is it the right time to plant tomatoes and other warm-weather veggies outside? There's an easy way to find out!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 05/31/2013


Shade Tolerant Vegetables

So you think you don't have enough sun for your veggie garden? Think again!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 04/18/2013


Five Favorite Asian Veggies to Grow This Year

Five favorite uncommon and delicious Asian vegetables to grow in your garden this year

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 04/05/2013


Grow Easy, Delectable Portuguese Kale

Gloriously sweet, tender, and oh-so-productive Portuguese kale is a cinch to grow—and now's the time to plant it!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 03/22/2013


Start Your Own Seeds

Starting seeds indoors is easy, fun and doesn't need to cost much. Just follow these simple directions and get growing!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 02/12/2013


Cooking With Winter Vegetables

What to do with winter vegetables from your garden and market? Food blogger and Slow Foods advocate Katherine Deumling explains

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 11/02/2012

get growing

Get Garlic Now!

Local nurseries have just received shipments of garlic and shallots - don't delay: pick out the best varieties and fattest cloves while they're fresh!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 09/28/2012


Northwest VegFest

Learn to prepare healthful, plant-based meals at Northwest VegFest.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 09/19/2012


Win a Copy of Diane Morgan's Roots

Eat Beat snagged a copy of the Portland author's latest culinary tome, and we're giving it away to one lucky reader.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 09/11/2012

garden events

Tomato Taste Off 2012

Think your tomatoes taste especially great? Enter them in the Tomato Taste-Off this weekend!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 09/04/2012

get dirty

Seedheads and Self-Sowing Surprises

should they stay or should they go?

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/20/2010

Get Dirty

Summer’s Here and the Time is Right – to Plant Veges!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/05/2010

things to do

Visit Luscher Farm

Oregon Tilth Organic demonstration gardens, a clematis vine collection, community gardens, Three Rivers Land Conservancy trails and more

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/30/2010

edible gardening

Grafted Tomatoes

An old-fashioned technique with a new use for home vegetable gardeners

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/21/2010
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