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St Louis AT HOME Summer 2014

To grow your own crop of farm-fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs, you really need the right tools. Here are some essentials—plus one totally nonessential but great gadget—to get you started. more

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Andy Ayers’ Eat Here St. Louis is a pioneer of locavorism. more

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I’ve always wondered: Is it just me, or does everyone have a bit of a love-hate relationship with farmers’ markets? In the bleakest part of winter, I count down the days until those stands are open... more

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Photography by Greg Rannells

Angela and Marc Adler’s first date was to see the documentary Food, Inc . They both worked in technology—he had been in Silicon Valley, and she worked in Web development here. Now, at their homest... more

Outdoor Living

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Photography by Jonathan Pollack

Green goodies from Joanna Duley’s greenhouse more

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

We found some handy utensils for those farm-fresh meals. more

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Illustration by Megan Piontkowski

The concept of the CSA (community-supported agriculture) is a mutually beneficial arrangement for both ends of the farm- to-table movement. The farmers get a predictable, steady cash flow throughou... more

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Photography by Nicole Bobey

 The Company Leslie Moore’s Farmer Girl Meats ( farmergirlmeats. com ) currently sells farm-fresh beef, lamb, chicken, and pork to approximately 100 customers.   The Herds “It’s not on... more

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Pick some asparagus, crack an egg, and whip up a vinaigrette for this farm-fresh meal for one. more

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Photography by Frank Di Piazza

If sustainable gardening and organic fertilizer are your thing, this is your place. more

Outdoor Living

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Bill Ruppert’s all cooped up, and he’s egging the rest of us on. more

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Photography by Carmen Troesser

The food these chefs serve shoots straight from the vine into the salad bowl or sauté pan, then onto your plate. more

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Photography by Greg Rannells

Learn the ins and outs of growing fruits and vegetables at home. more

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Produce and meat straight from farms, cheese makers, bakers, and more more

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Foraging

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

A handful of years ago, Catrina Adams spent a summer on Scotland’s Orkney Islands, helping to excavate an 11th-century site called Quoygrew farm. The site had begun as a Viking encampment, then evo... more

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