Make Homemade Ketchup

If you're growing your own tomatoes, your own home homemade ketchup is a must!  Though it is somewhat time consuming, it isn't too difficult and it is so fresh and flavorful compared to the typical processed store bough ketchup. The best tomatoes for ketchup will be paste or sauce tomatoes like Roma or Banana Legs.

Recipe: Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini pancakes are easy to make and a healthy option for breakfast or lunch. Ingredients: 6 medium zucchini 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 scallions finely chopped 4 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil 2 small cloves garlic, minced 4 eggs lightly beaten, 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons oil Instructions: shred zucchini and sprinkle

Garden in Paradise

Yes Paradise, California is a real place! It's just up the road from Sustainable Seed Company's new location in Chico. Being located in the Sierra Foothills means that Paradise has lots of tall pine and redwood trees, so local organic gardener Michelle has located her veggies in the full sun areas, and placed the chicken