We trust farmers markets to be the anti-supermarket. There are no unflattering fluorescent lights, loud disorienting music, those confusing price tags or dizzying endcaps. But what if farmers market stalls were just going to the supermarket for you—and bringing those store-bought items to their stalls? It’s happening in California, and the state is cracking down.
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Welcome to the 15th Annual National Farmers Market Week! It’s time to renew your commitment to the growers in your community. Here’s how to get it done…
Do you know a worthy non-profit with a strong grass-roots following? Sungevity Solar may have $20,000 for them through a new non-profit grant contest. Sungevity Solar is kicking off their first “giving contest” this holiday season. Any non-profit organization can apply to compete for a $20,000 grant. Organizations need to write 140 characters on how they […]
Most of the meat you eat comes from factory farming. Peruse this infographic to learn why you should care and what you can do given your new knowledge.
It feels like summer is over, but there is still time to enjoy the bounty and benefits of your local farmers market. Join the “I Love My Farmers Market” celebration!
It’s National Farmers Market Week! What will you do to celebrate your local farm families and their bounties? Here are five ideas to inspire you.
If you bought too much farm fresh produce and don’t want to waste it, check out this simple technique and handy chart for freezing fresh vegetables.
We met about three years ago, on my birthday. I’d checked out his profile, and knew he was interesting… but I never dreamed how well we’d hit it off! I’ll never have a dehydrator-free kitchen again, if I can help it — here’s why!
We’ve written a lot about ways to reduce food waste, but it bears repeating now that spring is bringing us the good stuff.
Many farmers have had a tough winter — it’s so important that we support them as spring is upon us. Which is why I decided to take an oath to be “Good For 20.”
Last Saturday, we patronized a small, local farmers market in a parking lot in North Dallas, and we discovered a small, local food producer which helped us create heaven on a plate. Find your heaven with the tips in this post.
Agricultural biotechnology giant Monsanto is fighting a California ballot proposition that would mandate GMO labeling on foods.
I finally live in a town that has a farmer’s market – not that I lived so far from it before we moved a whole mile and a half to the new place, but there is something about being able to walk out the door with a couple of bags and walk down to the farmer’s market on a Saturday morning that is particularly awesome.