Thinking Differently About Food

Our eating habits sure have changed over the last 5 years. Actually, ever since we had C things have been different. But I will say that the tipping factor for us was the CSA. As soon as we became a family that was vested in our local food culture and started to understand how our food was grown … [Read more...]

30 Pounds of Apples and Here is What Happened {Locavore Living}

My apple picking obsession didn't start in early childhood for me. Nope, it started in college at The University of New Hampshire. At DeMerritt Hill Farm. Each and every fall, I would head to the farm to pick apples, sometimes with my roommate, sometimes by myself. These apples would be eaten for … [Read more...]

CSA Meal Plan, September 25th {Locavore Living}

It has been a while since I have been on the meal plan train. School is back in session, fall is in high gear, and we NEED to get back on track. After the last month, we need some nice organization in our lives when it comes to food. I have decided to start doing my meal plan on Thursdays or Fridays … [Read more...]

Iced Pear Cake {Recipe}

A few years ago, heck, it may have even been last year, we were visiting friends during apple/pear season and my friend Angie made this AMAZING pear cake. I am talking amazing! Of course, after my family all adored it, I asked for the recipe and she pointed me in the right direction. We have been … [Read more...]

I Am In Love With Tomatoes…Heirlooms To Be Exact {Locavore Living}

So remember how I said before that I "taught" myself to like tomatoes last year? Well, I think I went a little overboard because now I am in love. I am in love with particularly colorful ones. Don't get me wrong, red is beautiful and all, but let's be real, how can you not love a quart full of … [Read more...]

Heritage Farm Fare – A Fun, Filling Night to Raise Money For a Fabulous Mission

A few weeks ago I had a conversation with a friend about some projects she was working on. One of the projects she described to me was something that I have not been able to stop thinking about ever since our discussion. This project is a fundraiser for Heritage Farm. Now, we all know that … [Read more...]

A Bounty of Produce {Locavore Living}

It is weeks like these that I wish there were 30 hours in each day. I spent most of Tuesday afternoon cleaning out my fridge and freezer to get ready for some more fresh and frozen produce. Tuesday I was met by a gigantic box + 2 bags full of produce from our Sunrise CSA share. Amazing. I split this … [Read more...]

When You’re On Vacation…Find a Farmer’s Market!

We have spent the last week in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. The mother of a close friend has a home here and she so nicely rented it to us. It has been a blast staying in a home where we recognize all of the pictures on the wall and one where we are greeted with Peppermint Patties in the candy dishes … [Read more...]

Summer CSA Adventures – July 3, 2013 {Locavore Living Link-Up}

Grilling was the theme at pick up this week and it didn't take long to figure out why...tons of fresh veggies perfect for roasting and placing in salads and taking to a picnic. This was a fun week for me because I was able to create and share some of the fun with others at a cook out that we went … [Read more...]

Two CSA Shares? You Got It! Summer CSA Adventures – June 26th, 2013 {Locavore Living Link-Up}

CSA share #2 started this week. I headed up to Sunrise on Tuesday to grab our share and as I walked up to the big table with the menu board filled out with what would soon be put in our bags I was immediately reminded why I took on a second CSA share this season. You see, these two shares complement … [Read more...]

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