Tags » Localvore

Spending Less, Eating More: Friday Night Truck Stop

One of our favorite summer foodie events here in Burly is the Friday night Truck Stop. We’re there at Artsriot every week, kicking off the weekend with a drink in one hand and a full paper plate in the other. 508 more words

Cheap Thrills

Feather In My Hand, Sage And Horseradish Root In My Pocket

The Summer feels like a Death.

I pour into my chair in the Summer house and ironically find refuge from the heat.

A slight breeze rustles through the grape vine and it brings discussions of dolmades  and food preservation and it is lively. 497 more words

Homesteading

Everybody in the kitchen!

You know, I may frame this and hang it up in my kitchen.

The Continuing Diet Dilemma

I just bicycled up town and spent exactly $2 on junk food. I bought a McDonald’s caramel ice coffee for $1.05 (which is totally my naughty little weakness) and I rode over to Tim Hortons for a sour cream glazed doughnut for $0.95. 1,559 more words

Homesteading

Community Supported Agriculture: Responsible Eating Made Easy

This year most of my veggies will be travelling only 24.4 km from a sustainable, local, organic, family farm to my dinner plate. I met the lady who grows my food at the local Farmer’s Market and signed up to be part of their vegetable box program. 491 more words

Homesteading

Beautiful failure

Ever bought an artichoke and tried to cook it? Like a whole fucking artichoke?

If you’re not sure, look below. These are artichokes.

Most of us only know artichokes for their delicious meaty hearts. 382 more words

Health

Sippin' on Gin and Juice 

Sometimes life gives you lemons, and sometimes your CSA box gives you oranges. Oranges are not lemons. They are delicious even without beer (unlike lemons). However, Craig and I are lazy when it comes to eating oranges. 115 more words

For The Love Of Food