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...]

Summer Is In Full Swing and Our CSA Shares Are Showing It!

This is what summer looks like when one of your CSA shares is with an heirloom tomato farmer. A barn filled with boxes full of tomatoes ready to pack up for the market. It is like major eye candy walking into that barn and seeing all of the different varieties that the farm has to offer. Ones that … [Read more...]

How to Use Up 8 Pounds of Zucchini

Last week, our fabulous CSA share from Sunrise Farms included an 8 pound zucchini. 8 POUNDS! I was in disbelief as I saw it laying on the table there ready to be chosen for a bag. And, the other zucchinis on the table weren't lagging behind in weight. I chatted with Rako about it and Sunrise … [Read more...]

Storing Summer Fruits and Veggies For Winter

My world changed when I realized that it was a possibility to store just about any fruit or vegetable for use over the winter. Not only did I cut back on costs at the supermarket, but local produce became an option year round. The quality of the meals that I was serving changed as well, for the … [Read more...]

Motherhood Changes Everything – One Mom’s Priority {Motivation Monday}

Today I am really excited to share a post by a lovely friend, Kat. Our husbands play some pretty rockin' music together sometimes and Chuck and Kat have one of the cutest kids on the face of this planet. Elliott is amazing. He is one lucky little guy that has adoring parents, well that and they're … [Read more...]

9 Bangin’ Beet Recipes {Locavore Living}

Beets are a vegetable that I have never been quite fond of. Now, that being said, it is also a vegetable that I, up until a year ago, have not eaten very much either. So clearly, I can't be too quick to judge. My mom used to make Pickled Beets and Eggs when I was growing up and...I liked the eggs:) … [Read more...]

Beet Pancakes {Recipe}

It has been the season of beets around these parts lately. We have been getting them for weeks in our CSA shares and I have been doing quite a bit of experimenting with them. I have also been on a kick trying to get the kids to enjoy them. So far they have eaten them roasted with potatoes in 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...]

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