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7 Herbs Used in Craft Brewing

Posted by Courtney Parker, PhD on

We've compiled a handy list of 7 herbs used in the making of craft beer for your brewing pleasure. (Pictured, is a botanical drawing of Wormwood).

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Perennials: 5 Reasons They Are a Friend to the Earth and You

Posted by Courtney Parker, PhD on

At Grant Wallace Farm, we think the value of perennials -- in permaculture landscapes, in gardens, as climate change mitigating strategies, and, just in general -- has not gotten enough hype. Allow us to help amend that... Below is a succinct list of: 5 Reasons Perennials Are a Friend to the Earth and You 1) If your interest has carried you this far, hopefully we don't have to explain the importance of pollinators -- in your garden, to local and global food supply chains, and again, just in general. Those of you with bee allergies are off the hook. Everyone...

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7 Edible Weeds You Can Forage Right in Your Front Yard

Posted by Courtney Parker, PhD on

If you've ever thought it might be fun to go foraging for wild, local, edible plants, we've got some good news! You probably don't have to go any further than your front (or back) yard. So, before you head to the grocery aisle and buy some monoculture crop (the cultivation and export of which left a gargantuan carbon footprint), review this list of extremely common edible plants sure to be growing in a yard near you. What we've compiled here, is a list of edible weeds, herbs, and flowers which you may be able to harvest right outside your door....

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Super Worm Moon on Spring Equinox: Earthworm Appreciation Day

Posted by Courtney Parker, PhD on

If you were up late -- or early -- enough you might have noticed the moon was exceptionally large today. That's because the final Supermoon of 2019 is coinciding with the Spring Equinox tomorrow, March 20th...   This particular full moon is traditionally known as the 'Full Worm Moon' in the Farmer's Almanac. It was given this name because the softening of the ground ushered in by spring also brings back the earthworms -- which are SO crucial to soil health and plant growth.   Earthworm activity causes an increase in what's known as 'soil porosity'. This means there is...

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Local farm sells edible flowers to Atlanta chefs, bartenders, bars, restaurants

Posted by Grant Wallace on

Grant Wallace Farm continues to focus on flavors and innovation.  By listening and reacting to customer feedback our product expansion has been centered around herbs and edible flowers.  Many new and exciting products are and will become available to Atlanta area chefs.   Our delivery area includes: Downtown, Midtown Atlanta, Little 5 Points, Avondale Estates, Decatur, Roswell, Duluth, Alpharetta Join the email list and check back often to see our new products rolling into stock starting Spring 2019. Herbs and edible flowers for Atlanta chefs, bartenders, restaurants Flower food service, unique herbs, customer service, for Atlanta area

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