Tag Archives: food

Fall Focus (or, It’s Fall: Time to Focus!)

After consultation with my (new)* adviser, I’ve decided to narrow my focus a bit from what I had been thinking of before. I was having a hard time trying to separate one idea (the community garden) from another (local-food resources … Continue reading

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Looking for Locals, Part 1

Our first day in the road trip began as most of them do: behind schedule. I’ve long held that the hardest part of any journey is actually leaving, and I was proven right again this time. No worries, though, as … Continue reading

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How Do You Like Them Apples?

I need to write about apples. Not that there is anything new under the sun to say about them, but they figure strongly in our recent food life, and they may help point the way for other poor families trying … Continue reading

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New Essay! Go read it!

I just finished my essay on what “local” means to me right now. It’s on its own page tab-see it up there? Good. Why not read it right now?

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Anna Lappe: 3 Pillars of a Food Revolution

Here’s a good read for the morning (or afternoon): Anna Lappe: 3 Pillars of a Food Revolution.  

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Help Me Out, Folks…

Some very disturbing news came to my attention this morning, and I’m having trouble wrapping my head around the implications. Read it for yourself. Go on; I’ll wait. It’s just one page. Do you see what I mean? Can you … Continue reading

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How Local Can I Get? Let Me See…

Sometimes “local” means what’s in the house right now, or what I can scrounge glean from my neighborhood. Today was such a day. Before going to pick up the car from the repair shop, I rode my bike to a … Continue reading

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