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!

03/22/2013 By Kate Bryant


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!

02/12/2013 By Kate Bryant


Cooking With Winter Vegetables

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

11/02/2012 By Kate Bryant

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!

09/28/2012 By Kate Bryant


Northwest VegFest

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

09/19/2012 By Kate Bryant


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.

09/11/2012 By Allison Jones

garden events

Tomato Taste Off 2012

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

09/04/2012 By Kate Bryant

get dirty

Seedheads and Self-Sowing Surprises

should they stay or should they go?

08/20/2010 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Visit Luscher Farm

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

06/30/2010 By Kate Bryant

edible gardening

Grafted Tomatoes

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

06/21/2010 By Kate Bryant

edible gardening

Top Tomato Tip

05/23/2010 By Kate Bryant

Get Dirty

Get Out and Plant Your Veggies!

beans, squash, and cukes – oh my!

05/14/2010 By Kate Bryant

Edible Gardening

Purple-Sprouting Broccoli

Nearly nine months from sowing to eating – it’s almost like having a baby!

04/24/2010 By Kate Bryant

Edible Gardening

My Vegetable Garden’s TV Debut

featuring mâche – a fantastic early spring green

04/21/2010 By Kate Bryant

upcoming events

It’s Spudtacular!

learn everything you need to know to grow the humble spud

03/19/2010 By Kate Bryant

book review

Grocery Gardening

03/03/2010 By Kate Bryant


Well Hello, Sweet Pea!

it’s pea-planting time in Western Oregon

02/20/2010 By Kate Bryant

Vege Garden Project

Allium Alert!

Time to plant garlic for summer 2010 harvest


Vege Garden Project

It’s Not Too Late for (Vege Garden) Love

…but don’t wait too long!

09/03/2009 By Kate Bryant