Tag: local eating

How to Spot the Fake At Your Local Farmer's Market

How to Spot the Fake At Your Local Farmer's Market
Who doesn’t love throwing some cash in your pocket and some cloth bags on your shoulder, grabbing a cup of coffee, and hitting up an afternoon or weekend farmer’s market? I know I sure do….I look forward all winter long to the time in late spring/early summer when the markets will start to open again.... Read more »

Shrivled Blackberries, Runaway Squash, and Other Garden Failures

Shrivled Blackberries, Runaway Squash, and Other Garden Failures
I’m going to confess to y’all some of my garden failures already this year: For whatever reason, my first round of blackberries from the new bush have shriveled before they could fully fruit (we’ll see how the second round goes). My squash is TAKING OVER. Literally, headed for the hills (a.k.a. the wheat field)…if they... Read more »

Choosing Self-Sufficiency in A Consumer Society

Choosing Self-Sufficiency in A Consumer Society
Adjusting to my new job has been an interesting process. Even though it was only a couple of months I’d had a completely free and open schedule, in that short period of time I seemed to have forgotten the basics of time management. Until recently I’d found myself scrambling over the past few months to... Read more »
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