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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.

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Cajun Recipe: Maque Choux Soup (Psst! It’s vegan!)

Vegetarian and vegan recipes in Cajun cooking are few and far between. This one is a twist on the traditional corn side dish called maque choux, which is pronounced “mock shoe.” My grandmother made it in the summer time when fresh corn is sweet and abundant. My mother usually serves it with barbeque chicken and dirty rice.

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Four Great Reasons to Garden (Beyond the Food)

[social_buttons] I often write posts about the practical limitations of “local food,” but I am a huge advocate of the “very most local food” Β – that which comes from your own garden. Β  Gardening “Roots” I have serious roots with gardening. Β My grandfather was born in 1899 when 40% of the population was directly involved

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Vegetarian Sex Health: Sexy, Veggie Food for Sexual Enhancement

Through the ages, food and sex have been linked together, all the way back to Garden of Eden. Today, it seems so simple to fix sexual health issues with a little pill, but when we take a deeper look, your overall health and wellness can have a huge effect on your sex life. It’s important

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Five Fall Foods That Will Boost Your Health (And Meal Ideas, Too)

>> Welcome Readers! Did you know that Green Options has 15 sites? If you like this post, please subscribe for our main RSS feed or the Green Options Newsletter! [social_buttons] When the summer heat breaks and the first cool days arrive, I feel melancholy, because it means the end of our local farmers market is

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Green Diva’s Guide to Delicious Living: Hearty Summer Salad Meals

Aside from being dubbed the Green Diva, I’ve also been called the salad queen (these may actually be different variations on the same title!). Since my earliest memories of food, salads have been and remain a favorite staple in my world. I was somewhat of a natural vegetarian, gagging on most meat and thus being

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Green Diva’s Guide to Delicious Living: A Local Food Gathering Expedition

My dear blog buddy, Yarny Old Kim, happens to live near my current hood, but is relatively new to the area, so we went on a local food gathering field trip last weekend. First stop was to our local ‘bee lady’ Landi @ Gooserock Farm for wonderful local honey and bee-related products — some of

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