Category Archives: Eat Local

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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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Infographic Sundays – A Guide to Seasonal Eating Edition

Now that summer time is here, fresh fruits and veggies are becoming abundant, depending on where you live. The farmers market right by my house opened last Sunday, and I am so excited to have weekly access to local goodies! I love this infographic and might actually keep it on my fridge for handy reference! […]

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