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  • Peanut Butter Power Bars. Image by Rachel Johnson

    Peanut Butter Power Bars

    Make your own granola bars from common pantry staples. These are perfect for an afternoon snack, morning meal or even a preworkout energy boost.

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    Be Our Guest

    Set in the crook of the Siuslaw National Forest, Scottie and Greg Jones found their piece of paradise. A small Alsea, Oregon, spot named Leaping Lamb Farm, it is characterized by verdant pastures, exquisitely temperate weather and lush dark-green forests.

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    Eat More Beans!

    American farmers plant nearly 2 million acres of edible beans annually. Kennelly Farms, near St. Thomas, North Dakota, contributes about 900 acres to that total each year

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    Preparation is never lost time. The seeds you plant today will bring a harvest tomorrow. SARAH WEHRLI

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    Soup's On

    January is National Soup Month, and this soup and chili are sure to keep you warm during the winter season. Dutch ovens and slow cookers are ideal for letting soups and stews simmer for a long time, especially while you're out braving the snow and ice. Such heavy-duty...