Category Archives: food

Holualoa- Coffee Country

Kona coffee is considered one of the premium specialty coffees of the world. The cultivation of coffee requires a very specific combination of temperature, sun, soil, and water. It can be grown in only a limited number of locations on … Continue reading

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Drug Store Cure

Health If a person started to experience shaking and/or trembling in their arms and legs, any sort of hearing loss, problems with vision, stomach pain, fatigue, confusion or memory problems, dizziness, depression; they would promptly alert their physician or consult … Continue reading

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Perennial Fruit Rewards

Expand Your Food Base. Add Variety…Improve Health…Advance Sustainability…Restore the Environment There are few things I enjoy more than walking down to the gardens edge to pick a fresh snack or gather a few fruits to place in the refrigerator to … Continue reading

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Apiaries in ART

Beauty of Bee Hives. Through the ages artists painting scenes of rural life give reference to the association of humans and honey bees. Apiaries and domestic bee keeping can be traced back to the time of the pharaohs in Egypt … Continue reading

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Back Yard Birds at the bananas

  In order to see birds it is necessary to become part of the silence – Robert Lynd A book, a chair, a camera and a quiet afternoon in the backyard.  

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Liberty Gardens – Art and Media

Grow Your Own In the First World War patriotism at home called for planting what were called Liberty Gardens. Beginning in WW I and again in WW II everyday urban citizens were encouraged by the government to grow their own … Continue reading

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root cellar

¬†Following the cycle of life. Re-posted from 10/2011. No matter where you live there are signs of the harvest, festivals, county fairs and blue ribbon pies. Roadside stands with red juicy apples and fresh tangy cider. Now to gather in … Continue reading

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