Long before the refrigerator was invented, we were preserving produce by pickling.

This morning, I was out pruning my suckers — the side shoots that grow from the forks of branches on tomato vines — and I was overtaken by the smell.

This morning, I was out pruning my suckers — the side shoots that grow from the forks of branches on tomato vines — and I was overtaken by the smell.

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Will you go to the Appalachian Fair this year?

After a year’s hiatus, the Appalachian Fair will return to the region this summer. A local fixture since 1926, the only missed years for the fair were during World War II and last year’s COVID-19 pandemic.

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