Farmer’s Market Opening Day

Saturday May 4th marks opening day of Downtown Rochester's Farmer's Market. I cannot wait! The more I educate myself on our food sources and how it's grown or raised, the more I long to grow my own food. I have neither time nor patience (nor sun in my very shady backyard) to actually garden at my home. I also have zero interest in raising chickens or any other animal. The next best place to buy food is a local farmer's market. I can actually talk with the farmers and ask all those important … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Should I Plant Flowers This Year?

Dear Crabby, My wife wants to plant more flowers around our house this year. Do you think this is worth the money and the effort? Sincerely, Notso Green Dear Mr. Green, Flowers are a beautiful thing indeed. I personally love to see them every year, and I love their sweet aroma - as I witness them at other people's houses. I have a strict "no planting" policy that I abide by at my home.  Now, of course, that doesn't stop Mrs. Crabby from buying all that rabbit food and putting it out … [Read more...]