I joined a CSA for the summer. Every week, I get a box of produce! So far, I have been blessed with greens like lettuce and mizuna (which I didn't know was even a thing), turnips (with greens), beets (with greens), carrots, garlic, pearl onions, sage, and oregano. Here are some of the reasons I … Continue reading Growing groceries
On food, and listening to my bossy body
Last week, I mentioned my eating habits -- basically, the fact that I'm a dairy-free vegetarian who only eats local backyard hen eggs. I also noted that I was going to cut gluten from my diet because I had come to understand that it was upsetting my body - and it's important to listen to … Continue reading On food, and listening to my bossy body
What’s in a label?
I'm not talking about food labels. I'm talking about people labels. Life's little hashtags that allow people to put us into boxes in their organized waffle-brains. I'm going to discuss a few areas of life in which those of us out of the mainstream are viewed as weird, strange, or abnormal. Food habits: I am … Continue reading What’s in a label?
Stop pinning, start doing
We live in age where knowledge about nearly everything is at our fingertips. We are plugged in and constantly connected, and "I don't know how" is no longer a valid excuse for anything. If you can type it into Google, you can learn it. I recently made myself a degree from the University of Google … Continue reading Stop pinning, start doing
Some thoughts on food
As we minimize the clutter in our spaces and minds, shouldn't we also minimize the clutter in our food? I'm pretty much over eating anything I can't pronounce. I had heard about these "GMOs" that have had people up in arms in recent months and years, but only recently have I done more digging and … Continue reading Some thoughts on food