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Exploring Newfoundland with Adventure Canada and Slow Food

Plant a Seed: Meet the Beets

Read about the two beet varieties included in our 2019 Plant a Seed Kit! From Row 7 Seeds, the Badger Flame Beet is high in sweetness and low in geosmin, a compound that gives beets its earthy and "dirt-y" flavor. Similarly, the Early Blood Turnip Beet from the Ark of Taste is also sweet, with subtle notes of cinnamon when roasted. It's time to meet your seed and learn more about planting, watering, and harvesting your beets!
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Exploring Newfoundland with Adventure Canada and Slow Food

Plant a Seed: Meet the Squash

As the final chapter in our Plant a Seed Campaign's "Meet the Seeds" series, Row 7's Robin's Koginut Squash and the Ark of Taste's Long Island Cheese pumpkin are versatile and delicious. Although they are the seeds with the longest maturation period, it will be well worth the wait. With edible skins, seeds, and flesh, these squashes will keep you full and satisfied all winter! Read more to learn about their history, planting, watering, and harvesting.
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Exploring Newfoundland with Adventure Canada and Slow Food

Plant a Seed: Meet the Peas

Now that the Plant a Seed Campaign is in full swing, it's time to Meet Your Seeds! The Laxton's Progress No. 9 Pea is from Slow Food's Ark of Taste catalog, and the Beauregard Snow Pea is a colorful hybrid from Row 7 Seeds. Read and learn about your seeds' history, planting seasons, days until harvest and much more!
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Vegetarian Pinto Bean Chili

Pinto beans warm the soul in the winter. This vegetarian pinto bean chili is perfect for a chilly Meatless Monday. It’s quick, easy and the family loves it.
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