Category Archives: Locavore

Fermented Chile Rojo Garlic Sauce Finale

Today I tasted the Fermented Chile Rojo Garlic Hot Sauce that I started on September 22nd.  It was delicious and Muy Caliente!  I decided it was time to finish the batch and bottle it.  First I pureed it in the … Continue reading

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In the Garden

It looks like we are going to get a second crop of artichokes this year.  Last year we only got them in the spring.  Has anyone else gotten artichokes in both the Spring & Fall from the same plants?

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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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Life’s Passages Continue

The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time.  James Taylor It’s been a long time since I have had the time and space to put my thoughts down and share them.  Life has continued, and I have continued … 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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A Teenage Locavore

http://www.arcamax.com/thefunnies/zits/s-1125702 There are some inconveniences associated with eating a diet comprised of whole foods grown locally and sustainably.  These can be overcome with a bit of planning.  🙂  

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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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