Category Archives: Eat Local

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5 Reasons Why I Shop at Farmer’s Markets

Every Saturday morning, I get excited to head to the farmer’s market with my dog and explore. I browse all the local, fresh produce, the meat that is raised ethically and naturally on pasture, and the fun booths. I always grab a beet-apple-ginger juice while my dog gets plenty of cheese samples. It’s the most […]

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Backyard Farming on an Acre (more or less): A Book Review

I want a little homestead, be it a little urban homestead, or on some space away from the city. I want to have chickens, bees, a big garden, and perhaps a goat or a cow. Sometimes I feel like it’s just a dream and it will never happen, but slowly, my husband and I take […]

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The EWG’s 2012 Dirty Dozen and Clean 15

Image Courtesy of and StefanG81 The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit research organization, has just released their annual “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15″ lists. Every year, they test various fruits and vegetables to determine which have the highest (and lowest) pesticide and chemical residues. This year, they tested 45 different fruits and veggies. You can see their full […]

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