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fresh as can be . . .

farmer’s market bounty from northampton on tuesdays! an added bonus to making the drive west is having a sushi lunch at the osaka restaurant, a hop, skip and a jump up the hill from where the farmer’s market sets up at 1:30 p.m. 50 more words

Life & Spirit

Rhubarb Crisp

I had never tried rhubarbs before. One of the neighbors found out about this and she gave me some from her garden. She convinced me of their delights when made into a crisp. 48 more words


21 July 2015 African-Style Chicken Stew, Slow Cooker Style

It’s been a hot week in New England and that makes cooking more of a chore. This week I had planned a West African Chicken Stew – something I’ve made several times – but rather than add heat to an already hot kitchen, I decided to pull out my slow cooker.  370 more words


I Review it, Maybe You Win It: A Bone To Pick by Mark Bittman

Those of you who are regular followers of this blog know the struggle I have with the seemingly never ending battle against America’s farmers. The lazy mass media wants to blame Monsanto, corn and USDA subsidies for America’s obesity epidemic. 455 more words



I became a vegetarian over a dozen years ago.  At first I was concerned about hormones in meat products.  We were living in Kentucky and organic food was hard to come by.   265 more words

Urban Foraging: Eating and Growing Weeds in Berkeley


First off can I just say: I love The Bay Area.  This video is split into two sections, the first part is a tour of urban Berkeley that… 146 more words