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Tag: local

Local Is Better Than Organic

Buying local may be the best thing you can do for your community — and the planet.  I’ve been singing the praises of buying locally and the locavore movement for [ … ]

Sustainable Local Food & Fun

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime – Podcast here! You are going to hear us talking a lot this year about “gettin’ local wherever you [ … ]

My Favorite Leftover Wine Recipe

If you’re like me you are constantly ending up with leftover wine. Since I am loathe to pour my leftover wine down the drain, the bottles tend to accumulate. Here are some tips for using leftover wine and a fabulous recipe for Zinfandel Chicken Marbella.

Drink Local Wine

A team of wine folks from “other” states see the need to promote local wine (which I have written about before) and now there is a website badge to help.

500-Mile Kitchen Project: Local Kitchen Cabinets

The kitchen cabinetry industry is filled with domestic manufacturers and therefore finding local should never be a problem. I like knowing that my cabinets are made from eucalyptus veneer from Presidio Park in San Francisco and MDF core from Medford, OR.

Eating Fresh, Local Food Direct Through Community Supported Agriculture

If you’re looking to eat amazingly fresh food, support local farmers, and live a more sustainable lifestyle, then consider investing in a farm share. Also known as Community Supported Agriculture (or CSA), farm sharing has become an increasingly common option for consumers to purchase food directly from a local farm.

Too Many Farmers Markets?

A recent piece in the New York Times talked to some farmer’s market organizers and farmers about a relatively new problem: too many farmers markets.