If you’re looking to decrease your dependence on the grocery store while also supporting your neighbors, eating delicious, seasonal food, and saving on your monthly food budget it’s time to begin building your local food community. Eating local is rather trendy at the moment but it’s as old as humanity itself. We just got disconnected […]
This DIY homesteading life we choose to live is one full of passion. It seems the second we get bitten by the homesteading ‘bug’ many of us want to jump in with both feet. I get it, I’ve been there, done that, I tend to be an all or nothing kind of girl myself. Still […]
There’s something uniquely special about actual mail in this very modern age. An envelope with a carefully selected card tucked inside with a hand-written note, a package full of carefully chosen or meticulously handmade items – these things touch us in a way an email or box shipped from an online retailer cannot. Shipping can get […]
Most of us are familiar with cookie swaps, invite a few friends, everyone brings cookies and goes home with a large assortment. It can be a very fun thing, I wanted to repeat the idea in a healthy fashion with some friends who also happen to be amazing cooks. Instead of a cookie swap, I decided […]
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Years ago, I read the book, Coming Home to Eat by Gary Paul Nabhan. It dramatically changed how I look at food and my local community. The book created in me a huge desire to create a community of local food enthusiasts. In the years since, I’ve worked at creating a local food community. It’s […]