These 10 Tips will help you navigate your local farmer's market, get the best tasting produce for a good price, and build a community.
I’ve been really into Earl Grey tea lately. The taste takes me to an old world where we wore hats to our after noon tea and ate cucumber sandwiches. Very dainty foods were consumed, and you left the tea feeling like you needed a nap. Nowadays our lives seem short because we are so rushed in every direction. Each step that we take is just another one toward a chaotic lifestyle and away from slowing down. We forget about the [...]
Finding the time to workout, eat right, sleep the eight hours you are supposed to have, meditate, spend time with friends and family, clean the house, and still do all the other things you have to do is OUTRAGEOUS! The excuse I hear the most when it comes to a person’s diet is, “I don’t have time.” Well, look at the list above. You’re right we don’t have time. However, I encourage you to stop feeling guilty when you don’t [...]
Wintertime can be filled with craziness. It is the holiday season and people’s moods are not always the cheerful kind that we hear about in Christmas songs. Stress is heightened and our moods are not always the best. We get stressed out about finances, food, gifts, decorating, parties, looking good in our party wear, and the list goes on and on. It feels like the 2 week vacation that kids get off from school is more overwhelming than not. [...]
As I look back on the past week, I can’t help but be overwhelmed by the amount of change that has happened in such a short time. I began to write about my time working at the bakery, but life got in the way. Today’s blog will consist of some of my time at the bakery, but I also want to write about my search of good and true products in the food world. I advise you to pay attention [...]
Everyday I wake up with uncertainty about what the day holds for me. I don't plan what I’m going to cook, nor do I really know the direction of my business. This becomes frustrating when I look at the rest of the world and see others with the appearance of having it together. I find myself longing for the day that I’m able to authentically look the part of confident businesswoman, but then I wonder: maybe I am not supposed [...]
“Almost all the corn and soybeans grown in the United States now contain DNA derived from bacteria. The foreign gene makes the soybeans resistant to an herbicide used in weed control, and causes the corn to produce its own insecticide.” “The F.D.A. has said that labeling is generally not necessary because the genetic modification does not materially change the food.” From “Battle Brewing Over Labeling of Genetically Modified Foods” by Amy Harmon and Andrew Pollack of the New York Times [...]