It’s been a long time coming, to be honest. I’ve wrestled with the whole idea for over a year now. … Continue reading Letting Go, Making Room
It’s called Closer To Home Cooking, and it is ready for viewing. Here’s the link. I’m just getting started, and … Continue reading The New Blog is UP.
I stare at the photos, mind racing and mouth watering, as I try to understand how each dish could connect me to a distant place I’ve never seen, a past I’m working to uncover, people who are the reason I am here at all. Continue reading My Origin Stories: Finland
This was a tough year for our CSA farm. The rain and heat were relentless, making it impossible to successfully … Continue reading Scarcity and Gratitude and Hope
Over at CityLab, there is a great, easy-to-digest, visually appealing explanation of what SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, actually … Continue reading SNAP: Truth or Lie?
There are millions of children going hungry right now, in your own state, because they are out of school for the summer, and school meals are all they have to eat during the year. Here are some links for you to check out, if you want to feed hungry children, since the Trump Administration says they’re done doing that. Continue reading The Trump Administration is Lying About Poverty. Here’s How You Can Help.
Michael W. Twitty’s The Cooking Gene is subtitled “A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South”, but … Continue reading Read This Book: The Cooking Gene by Michael W. Twitty
Schoolyard vegetable gardens have been shown to have a strong positive impact on children’s food choices. Planting, growing, and harvesting … Continue reading Big Green Learning Gardens
You’ll notice some changes around here. It is no longer possible for me to write about food in the same … Continue reading New Year, New Focus
While I am in the midst of a blog redesign, please take a look at this new chart Shari’s Berries … Continue reading How To Pick Out Fruit (new chart from Shari’s Berries)