Use Harvest Time to Grab Kids’ Interest in Gardening – and Eating Right

One of my favorite memories with my husband and daughter was a trip to Salman Raspberry Ranch near Mora, N.M. , to pick our own raspberries. Despite the heat and bees, we all had a great time! And she enjoyed helping me preserve the fruit and find recipes for enjoying our bushels of fresh raspberries, which were so much fresher than any we could ever purchase in the store.

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Salman raspberry fields a slice of ‘heaven’
LA CUEVA – When Michael Weathers gazes down the rows of leafy, green plants that make up the Salman Raspberry Ranch, you can almost see the tension dissolve into the muddy ground under his feet. “When I’m out here by myself, it feels so good,” he said. “I feel alive. No memories. This is heaven.” Read more »

Day Trip to Salman Raspberry Ranch
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