Seasonal Featured

Tips For Planting Fall Vegetables

Tending to backyard vegetable gardens can fill many hours of enjoyable downtime in the great outdoors. What’s more, the bounty produced by such gardens provides healthy, fresh foods to gardeners and their loved ones. Although spring and summer are widely seen as the peak of gardening season,
Seasonal Featured

Fall Harvest Fruits and Vegetables

Food is a big part of fall, and farms play a significant role in seasonal celebrations. Each fall, families plan apple picking excursions with their eyes on baking homemade apple pies. And while Halloween is made even more fun when carving jack-o’-lanterns, savvy celebrants know that carving sessions are not complete without some roasted pumpkin […]
Recipes

Whip up a classic fall treat

Halloween treats take center stage in October. What can be better this time of year than a fresh autumn apple coated in a sweet candy shell? This quintessential fall treat can make Halloween celebrations even more special. This recipe for “Old-Fashioned Caramel Apples,” courtesy of “300 Best Homemade Candy Recipes (Robert Rose) by Jane Sharrock, […]
Community News

Celebrating apples

            The aroma of freshly cooked apples and cinnamon wafted through Wantagh’s Forest Lake Elementary School as kindergarten students cooked applesauce from fresh apples. Using a Foley mill, each student took turns churning the wedge to separate the skin from the meat of the apple and then tasted the delicious culinary creation. During the week, […]
Fall Seasonal Featured

Transform Spaces Into Cozy Retreats

Cool weather often drives people to spend more hours indoors than they do during the warmer months. Autumn is a time to winterize gardens, put away lawn furniture and prepare for the holiday season. Autumn also provides the perfect opportunity to begin home interior projects. Many people decide to redecorate their homes to reflect each […]