Category Archives: local food

Little Farm in the Ghetto

When people visit my gardens, I feel a sense of joy when I hear, “This inspires me.  I want to to do this!”  Each time I visit fellow gardener and friend, Antoinette Juhl, on her Little Farm in the Ghetto, … Continue reading

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Lamb Sausage Quiche with a Brown Rice Crust

In the Winter months when the Market Square Farmers’ Market is closed, food options are limited.  Luckily, Adam and Shelby from Spring Creek Farm come to Market Square twice a month for Winter delivery.  I’ve been buying vegetables from Adam … Continue reading

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Occupy Your Food Supply by Supporting H.R. 3553, H.R. 3554. and H.R. 3555

Today, February 27, 2012, is a day of global action to Occupy Your Food Supply.  If you are wondering why this call for action has errupted, Willie Nelson and Anna Lappe recently published in Huff Post Food: Why We Must … Continue reading

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Days of Action: Occupy Your Food

In response to the growing food movement as well as the growing concern about GM and GE foods, a few actions are happening this Spring. Besides writing your reps in DC to let them know what you think about labeling … Continue reading

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The Buttermilk Challenge

I first met Colleen Cruz at the Ramsey House Plantation during a fall festival about seven or eight years ago.  Colleen was the ripe ole’ age of 16.  She stood behind a table with large sunflowers in a tall ball … Continue reading

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TEDxKnoxville – Chad Hellwinckel – The Importance of Local Food Systems

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Farm to Music @ Riverplains Farm

Whatever you may have going on for October 22, cancel it.  RiverPlains Farm located in Strawberry Plains is hosting a soiree of local music and food.  For an affordable $25.00, you can enjoy the sweet and soothing music of Jennifer … Continue reading

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