Harry Katz

Missouri grows some of the best varieties of this annual favorite. When homegrown tomatoes are picked at the peak of their ripeness and prepared with top-quality ingredients, they will be the hit of any summer get-together or dinner party. more

Jul 28, 2017 2:23 PM Flavor


Harry Katz

Normally it would take years to track down and taste 150 varieties of tomatoes and 75 types of peppers. At the Tomato Festival in Columbia on September 7, it might take you an afternoon. more

Jul 27, 2017 4:24 PM Flavor


Courtesy of Hartbeet Farm

From sumac to gooseberries, here's a quick guide to 9 edible plants that grow wild in Missouri. We'll explain where to look for them, what to cook with them, and how to spot them. more

Jun 15, 2017 1:21 PM Flavor


Michael Pera

Hartbeet Farms sells wild edibles at their Lake St. Louis Farmers Market stand, meaning Missourians can taste these native fruits without having to forage. more

Jun 14, 2017 4:15 PM Flavor


Greg Wood

Our publisher tells the story of "the big red barn" on his farm and how his search for the right person to restore it. more

May 17, 2017 11:32 AM The Back Story



The Cassville Republican reported high hopes for a Barry County man who was establishing a skunk farm near Madry, MO. more

Dec 22, 2016 12:15 AM Missouri History

God Dwells in the Details

W. Arthur Mehrhoff looks to religion for some insight on the delicate balance between urban centers and nature when it comes to placemaking. more

Oct 4, 2016 9:54 PM The Art of Placemaking by W. Arthur Mehrhoff

Flower Hill Farm

Andrea Grist

A burgeoning movement in the floral industry is locally focused. more

May 26, 2016 11:44 AM Life


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