My Farmers’ Market: The Only Shopping I Actually Enjoy

Woke up a wee bit late today and made it to my farmers’ market just in time to grab what I needed for the week.  The upside to arriving late to a farmers’ market is…lower prices.  The farmers are beginning to pack up and want to get rid of as much produce as possible.  They… Continue reading My Farmers’ Market: The Only Shopping I Actually Enjoy

What Exactly is Sustainable Food?

This trendy concept is a bit difficult to define.  Recently The Atlantic  devoted an entire article about the inability to officially define this increasingly popular idea.  But, there does seems to be a broad consensus among experts that sustainable food/eating is a system in which farmer/animal/food/consumer/environment/ are inextricably linked.  One always affects the other.  For… Continue reading What Exactly is Sustainable Food?

Foodie Revolution?

Yes, I am a foodie.  But isn’t everyone these days?  What makes me think that I have stumbled upon a secret love of food only shared by the select few?  Of course I haven’t.  Years ago, perhaps this idea of a secret foodie club might hold some truth.  Before the advent of Food Network, Ina… Continue reading Foodie Revolution?