July Locavore Challenge: Three Days In

We're three days into our Locavore Challenge -- and the caffeine withdrawal is strong. I saw a coffee plant for sale at the Cobblestone Farmer's Market the other day and I probably would have bought it (even though I know nothing about growing coffee) if the sign didn't say that the plants require several years... Continue Reading →

July Locavore Challenge: Week 1

When you are relying on only your garden and local farmers for every bite of food you consume, weekly meal planning changes pretty significantly. We live in a culture where we can go to the grocery store and buy most of the foods we want at almost any time of the year. While we may... Continue Reading →

Thank You, Harvest

To those of you who know me personally, you've probably heard me talk about my love of weeding. I could honestly weed all day -- and I often do on the weekends. But if there's one thing that gives weeding a serious run for its money, it's turning food grown in our garden into delicious... Continue Reading →

Sunday Afternoon at the Farm

I'm currently reading the book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. It's the story of how her family committed to one year of eating only food grown or raised at their own home or in their local community. A statistic from one of the first chapters stunned me: "If every U.S. citizen ate just one... Continue Reading →

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