September has arrived and chefs at local farm-to-table restaurants are ready to display their fall menus. But why start eating like it’s fall when we still have weeks of gorgeous summer produce to look forward to?
Check out this vegan recipe from The Homesteader’s Kitchen by Robin Burnside: Indonesian Tempeh Sticks with Gado-Gado. Yum!
My vegan friends depend upon farmers markets and CSAs for most of their food supply. When you’re trying to make ethical food choices, it makes sense to get your produce [ … ]
Summer’s here, which means that the farm is kicking into full gear. Although I relished spring’s shoots, salad greens, and sugar snap peas, the arrival of summer produce brings a [ … ]
Although you might normally think of root vegetables as fall crops, many varieties are also available in the late spring. Beets and carrots, for instance, grow well in the cooler [ … ]
“Throughout the country, Americans are discovering the joys of eating locally—whether shopping at their local farmer’s market, joining a community supported agriculture group (CSA), or supporting local artisans.” In the [ … ]
One of the best things about sourcing locally grown farm produce is that you’re guaranteed to get a variety of different items as the seasons change. Pulling the first new [ … ]
One of my favorite parts of the week is picking up my Growing Communities veg bag from Hackney City Farm. As I’ve written before, a veg bag is the British [ … ]
Carrots straight from the farm are dirty little freaks. Knobbly, hairy, misshapen and covered in soil, these root vegetables bear no resemblance to the neon orange and uniformly shaped clones [ … ]
I feel like I’ve finally settled a little here in London now that I am the proud recipient of an organic fruit and vegetable box scheme from a local company [ … ]
Is there anyone NOT sucked into the whirlwind of earth day hype? Is there anyone that isn’t thinking of how they can get their green on? Is anyone else feeling [ … ]
As much as people might recognize that Ayurveda is an ancient medicine from India and that it enhances positive health, most do not realize how intricately it is connected to sustainability.
Translated from Sanskrit as The Science of Life, Ayurveda is probably one of the oldest known systems of sustainable living. Given that it enhances longevity goes to show how important sustainability is…not just as a marketing or lifestyle trend but as a method of achieving long term health.
I always struggle over what to buy my father and stepmother for the holidays. They have everything they need, and when I try to buy something for their home decor, [ … ]