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Fall In Love with the Taste of Homegrown Goodness

Summer is the perfect time to buy delicious seasonal fruits and vegetables. Instead of traveling to a farmers’ market or farm stand to pick up your local produce, why not stop by your neighborhood Hy-Vee store to complete all of your shopping in just one trip? 456 more words


Trading and bartering for food - a lost practice??

I’ve always found great merit in the trade-and-barter system of old. In my opinion, money only serves as a means to an end. You don’t need money, you just need it to buy things. 483 more words

#grow Your Own

Veg envy at the village allotments

Noah and I went out to lunch in the village on Monday, but instead of parking in the usual place we parked a little further away so that we could take a stroll through the allotments. 213 more words

Grilled Lemon Chicken with Tomato Salad

I can’t take full credit for this dinner.  In actuality, I can only take credit for choosing the recipe and making sure that we had all the ingredients at home.   232 more words


Plantain entree

Ever find yourself with an extra plantain?  Here’s a simple,quick and delicious way of serving them as an entree for an informal gather up, or just a snack to much on while watching a movie. 144 more words


Crepes with Strawberries

Yes, more strawberries. They’re still coming in and will be the rest of the summer. I HAVE to eat them!!!


1 cup flour

2 eggs… 304 more words