Monthly Archives: March 2012

Independence Days Challenge 2012 – Week 7

Producing more food for my family and becoming generally more self-sufficient has been one of my long time goals now, so I was excited to see the Independence Days Challenge is back on Sharon Astyk’s excellent blog The Chatelaine’s Keys. … Continue reading

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The Fruits of my Labor

Be still my beating heart…is that a peach?

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Wild Days

I long for the days I would spend every waking hour in the woods.  I long to hear my mother calling me in for dinner, always within earshot. I long for the days I used to climb trees, unconcerned with … Continue reading

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GROW! Film Review

Last night a few of us went to a screening of GROW! at a local synagogue.  The film follows the stories of a group of young farmers all over Georgia, starting a new generation of passion for growing food and … Continue reading

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Food Waste Friday – Well I’ll Be

Every Friday, Kristen over at The Frugal Girl posts a picture of her food waste. She invites other bloggers to join in her effort to save money and reduce the amount of food that gets thrown away in our country … Continue reading

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Independence Days Challenge 2012 – Week 6

Producing more food for my family and becoming generally more self-sufficient has been one of my long time goals now, so I was excited to see the Independence Days Challenge is back on Sharon Astyk’s excellent blog The Chatelaine’s Keys. … Continue reading

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Thompson Farms Receives a Step 5+ Animal Welfare Rating

As I learn more about food production and pay more attention to what I eat, one of the most important issues for me is where my meat comes from.  There is so much evidence mounting that pastured meats are healthier … Continue reading

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