March 19th Is National Poultry Day

March 20th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Happy National Poultry Day! Cluck! Cluck! Cluck! Today is the day to celebrate and enjoy poultry, whether it’s chicken, duck, emu, ostrich, pigeons, or turkey! A favorite in kitchens around the world for their culinary versatility and lower fat content than other meats, birds of the poultry group most certainly deserve their own special day. […]

What Is Wheatgrass

March 14th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Also known as couchgrass and agropyron, wheatgrass comes from the common wheat plant when the grass is young, vibrant, and full of green chlorophyll. A member of the triticum aestivum species and family Poaceae (which includes a variety of wheat-like grasses), wheatgrass is commonly found in mild regions of Europe and the United States and […]

March 17th Is St. Patrick’s Day

March 14th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Believe it or not, St. Patrick’s Day isn’t actually about drinking green beer and eating corned beef and cabbage. There’s a real history to the day, and a much deeper meaning than an excuse to down a bottle of whiskey and sing loudly at the local pub. While all those ways of celebrating are great, […]

March 17th Is National Quilting Day

March 14th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

National Quilting Day was created by the National Quilting Association through the passing of a resolution during the 22nd Annual Show in Lincoln, Nebraska in June 1991. While the third Saturday of March has been officially designated as National Quilt Day, quilters often spend the whole month each year celebrating the history and beauty of […]

March 11th -17th Is National Groundwater Awareness Week

March 9th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

“Groundwater is important to you!” Thus is the core message of National Groundwater Week. First organized by the National Ground Water Association over a decade ago, National Groundwater Awareness Week is dedicated to educating the public about one of the world’s most important resources – groundwater. Groundwater is comprised of the water that flows underground […]

March 11th – Daylight Saving Time Begins

March 7th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

It’s time to spring forward! Daylight Saving Time begins at 2:00am on Sunday March 11th! Be sure to set your clocks ahead one hour; or you might find yourself an hour late for work on Monday. Unless you live in Arizona, Hawaii, the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands; those areas don’t […]

March 4th-10th Is National Agriculture Week

March 7th, 2012 by Craig Mullins

National Agriculture Week is devoted to increasing the public’s awareness and knowledge of America’s agriculture. Across the country, agricultural associations, corporations, producers, government agencies, universities, and countless others join together each year over the courts of the week surrounding National Agriculture Day, which falls on March 8th, to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by […]