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Eating Consciously, Eating Seasonally, Eating Locally

Barbara Kingsolver wrote in her book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: Most of the fruits and vegetables needed a passport to get to your plate. Yikes… we can do better than that! It is my intent with this series of articles to not only guide you for eating seasonally but to try your best to get local or regionally grown plant foods. And do this recipe free! I have nothing against recipes but one does need to learn how to be innovative and serendipitous when cooking out of the garden or what is staring at you from the fridge or purchased at the farmers market. This is a great time of year to begin exploring your options at local farmers’ markets, farm stands and businesses which support this philosophy. We shall begin with a family called cucurbits. In that vast group we at this time of year in our climate are enjoying all sorts of summer squash, zucchini and cucumbers along with cantaloupe and watermelon. Once frost arrives in the [...]

By |2020-07-27T08:45:23-04:00July 27th, 2020|Categories: Eating Consciously, Growing food, Noel Thurner, Recipe|

One dollar gives a hungry person something to eat. So please open your hearts … and wallets

A few weeks ago Kim wrote a very informative note about the free lunches Rooster Head Plantation is serving to the children and adults in our community in need of a meal. The note encouraged donations from members of Moving to Conservers. I was curious about what the response was to this donations request so I contacted Jacqui at the Farm. Well, the response was disappointing so let’s see if we can do better! The Farm started the meals on March 18th and has served every Wednesday-Saturday except for one Wednesday when the farm flooded. Jacqui and her volunteers serve anywhere from 48-125 lunches a week. Weather seems to dictate. The cost of preparing these free bag lunches averages $1 a day. It is very easy to donate: 1. One can stop by the Farm and give cash or a check. Plus while there, do some shopping of local and regional foods, fruits and vegetables. 2. I live far from the farm so I send a check to [...]

By |2020-07-29T08:22:14-04:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Help a Neighbor|

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