Jim Perry packs a peck of peppers into his small St. Paul garden—12 varieties, 32 plants in 40 square feet in 2016. Steve Marier grows more than 650 plants each year for his own use, in many gardens and in… Continue reading

HUGO — His friends call Steve Marier “Dr. Pepper.”
The Feed Mill manager hesitates to call it an obsession, but Marier does admit to a fondness that borders on addiction for exotic peppers.