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Studies show that most supermarket produce has traveled hundreds of miles from harvest to store. During its trip, it has lost most of its nutritional value and taste. Why buy dismal, well-traveled fruits and vegetables when you can find superb, locally-grown produce at a farmers market in your area?
Local Harvest is an amazing organization. Have you seen their heirloom tomaoto seed offerings? This would make the most vibrant and beautiful fatoush ever. Here are five of Local Harvest’s favorite slicers and five salad tomatoes, in full spectrum color for nutritional balance ~ The slicers: Cherokee Purple, Hillbilly (large yellow/pink), Black Krim, Zapotec (yellow, […]
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, it often ends up in a garage sale. This year I had a brilliant idea: a share in a family farm. This summer when my […]