Category Archives: Community Involvement

Now is a good time to start thinking ahead for summer produce. The best option is to grow your own but if that isn’t possible or if you don’t have the space to grow everything then start checking out local resources. Eating produce seasonally and locally is so much better for your health and your community. The produce at the grocery store has traveled an average of 1,500 miles to reach you. That means it could have been picked too … continued…

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Community Involvement Gardening Jenny Kramer, RD Natural Farming

Allow me to diverge a bit from food–although I will bring you back to food in the end, because all my roads lead there.   Some of the news at the end of the year was quite sad. I think the last two weeks of 2012 made many of us turn our faces eagerly towards 2013 and its promises of new beginnings. One thing I stumbled upon in the last few days of the year was a Facebook page called … continued…

Barb Freda Community Involvement

So, one of my little pet favorite things is the Slow Food Movement. And no, this is not about slow cookers. The Slow Food Movement was started in Italy by a group of people who worried that the world was moving too fast, taking us–and all our good food ideas, harvests, dinners and everything that means–right along with it, spinning us away from the good earth and out into the cold, outer space zone of convenience foods that mean little … continued…

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