Hobby Farm Home® - July/August 2012 - Volume 7 - Number 4
18 Cold Comfort
Don’t let the heat of summer garden chores squelch your love of fresh fruits and vegetables: Cool down with refreshing, homemade frozen treats that showcase your garden’s bounty.
by Lisa Kivirist
26 Tasting, Tasting: 1, 2, 3
Turn the spotlight on one of America’s favorite garden items: tomatoes. Host a tasting party with fellow gardeners to share and test new flavors from time-honored heirloom varieties.
by Virginia Pinkston
40 Gold Rush
Whether you’re feeling a little blue or just looking for a reason to grow something different, yellow veggies are a flavorful, nutrient-rich addition to any garden.
by Jessica Walliser
46 Gone to Pot
Grow your culinary delights near the kitchen door so they’re within reach come dinner time. Corral some oft-overlooked vegetables for a portable and accessible garden.
by Cheryl Morrison
60 A Tisket, A Tasket
Turn farm-sourced items into handmade baskets that are as sustainable as they are special.
by Patricia Lehnhardt
80 Put Your Farm Face Forward
Follow these five guidelines for creating a product label that not only helps promote your farm but also tells the story of your product and its value.
by Lisa Kivirist
In Every Issue
5 Editor’s Note
72 Good Reading
84 In the Air
90 General Store
93 Classified Advertising
96 Finishing Touch
8 Lessons Learned Cherie Langlois
10 Country Fare Lynda King
32 Nature Calls Linda Tagliaferro
34 Garden Grit Andy Tomolonis
38 Garden Home Solutions P. Allen Smith
54 Home Clinic Cheryl Morrison
58 Project Homestead Rhoda Peacher
68 Hands On Rick Gush
74 Nest Box Sharon Biggs Waller
76 Animal Talk Audrey Pavia
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