Tag Archives: sustainable food

Today’s Harvest

Today is going to be a pesto day again.  The basil is going crazy.  I also have lovely garlic that I harvested.  When I last spoke with all y’all, I promised to share my basic pesto recipe with you. Every … Continue reading

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Today’s Harvest

The weekend is my prime time to harvest and process food from my garden.  Here’s part of what I harvested today: I also harvested Basil.  I made this from the Basil: We’ll be having this for dinner tonight, served on … Continue reading

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Brunch on the Farm

Last weekend I had Sunday Brunch at Tara Firma Farms, the farm where most of the food TMOTH (The Man of the House) and I eat comes from.  The brunch was a fund raiser for Tara Firma Institute, a non-profit … Continue reading

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The Seasonal Joy of a Locavore

I have been trying to eat only locally grown sustainable foods since last Autumn.  I am not quite ready to go on the 100 Mile Diet yet because I am still using a few things that aren’t local, like canned … Continue reading

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Reinforcing my Commitment to be a Locavore.

This opinion piece came out in the New York Times this week    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/05/opinion/kristof-arsenic-in-our-chicken.html It discusses several studies that were conducted by analyzing chicken feathers (like human hair analysis) for drugs and heavy metals.  The findings were quite disturbing.  They strengthened … Continue reading

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I’m Back!!!

It’s been a few months since I last inflicted my personal thoughts on everyone posted.  It became overwhelming to me to continue with the blog and all of the preparations surrounding the holidays.  Since then I have thought about writing … Continue reading

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The Bounty of our CSA (or What we Will be Eating This Week 12/12/11)

Here’s what we got this week in our meat and veggie shares from Tara Firma Farms.  It also looks like my whining emailing to ask about our egg share has resulted in the bonanza of 2 dozen eggs. 2 dozen … Continue reading

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