Tag: Gardening

Slow Living, Sustainable Living, Waste Free Living

Tomato Paste

This blog is part of a series about preserving food so you can eat local all year long. Here’s blog #3 on preserving tomatoes.   Preserving tomatoes (and then eating them all winter long) is such a favorite activity for our whole family that I’m devoting several blogs to the […]

Sustainable Living, Waste Free Living

Why should I eat local food?

I’ve been talking a LOT about local food lately.   It’s summer and when the weather gets warm I quickly become obsessed with my garden (where I grow herbs, vegetables, and fruit), the farmers market, UPick, local roadside stands, foraging in the woods, and buying in bulk to can and freeze […]

Slow Living, Sustainable Living

Sugar Snap Pea Salad

Since the spring vegetables are ripening in our garden one at a time, I’ve been able to obsessively focus on finding recipes to highlight the perfectly ripe and exciting because they’re finally ready to eat veggies.  For a couple of weeks now the object of my obsession has been sugar […]