2 04, 2013

My Garden Project 2013

By |April 2nd, 2013|Choosing Green, Community Supported Agriculture, Health & Fitness|0 Comments

I know, I know.  Last year I started a garden project and one family event came along and I let all my seedlings just die.  BUT, this is the first year in three years that I do not have a CSA membership.  So, I have to succeed at my back patio garden project this year […]

15 05, 2012

Prepping and Storing CSA Shares

By |May 15th, 2012|Choosing Green, Community Supported Agriculture|0 Comments

I believe I mentioned someone told me at my last CSA pick up that their spinach had gotten slimey in the refrigerator before they had a chance to use it.  This can be a common problem when you have a ton of greens you are waiting to eat and little time to deal with properly […]

5 05, 2012

CSA Baskets 101: Second Pick Up

By |May 5th, 2012|Choosing Green, Community Supported Agriculture, Health & Fitness, Recipes, Zero Waste Cooking|0 Comments

When the greens come in, the greens come in.  Thank the Lord for the perfect cooling of the weather and rain to make them abundant for the CSA members at Madison Creek Farms this week!  You can tell by all the pics there were a ton of goodies in our baskets this time around.

Most everyone […]

24 04, 2012

CSA Baskets 101: First Season Pick Up

By |April 24th, 2012|Choosing Green, Community Supported Agriculture, Recipes, Zero Waste Cooking|1 Comment

Nothing, and I mean NOTHING makes me happier than fresh, organic produce from my CSA Madison Creek Farms.  The people there are like my family.  So it’s not just healthy, delicious food that nourishes your body, it nourishes the soul.  I know the hearts behind the people who help bring this to us so generously, […]

11 03, 2012

My CSA 2012 Season Update

By |March 11th, 2012|Choosing Green, Community Supported Agriculture, Health & Fitness|0 Comments

My CSA, Madison Creek Farms, is gearing up by turning over the beds.  You know what that means, right?  My addiction for local, organic produce is about to be satisfied yet again!  And my new deep freezer is chilled and ready to put away what we can’t manage to put away ourselves! :)

This year […]

1 10, 2011

Seed Saving Part Three: Wet Seeds

By |October 1st, 2011|Choosing Green, Community Supported Agriculture, Featured|0 Comments

So far we have talked about the importance of
saving seeds to ensure our food heritage
and how to save dry seeds.
This week we are talking about how to save wet seeds.
Wet seeds are found in tomatoes, eggplants, melons, cucumbers and many squashes. Cleaning wet seeds requires washing the seeds to clean them and separate them from […]

24 09, 2011

Seed Saving Part Two: Dry Seeds

By |September 24th, 2011|Choosing Green, Community Supported Agriculture, Featured|2 Comments

Remember, last week we talked about
seed saving to ensure our food source heritage?
This week we are going to talk about saving dry seeds.
There are a few things to keep in mind when you are making your seed saving plans.  There are two types of seeds- wet and dry.  There are also semi-wet, but they are […]

12 09, 2011

Seed Saving For Your Food Heritage

By |September 12th, 2011|Choosing Green, Community Supported Agriculture, Featured|2 Comments

Peggy at Madison Creek Farms, my CSA farm, came upon this article that is rather alarming regarding your personal right to any food you wish to choose to grow or eat for your personal health….
Here’s a quick follow-up article to the one posted a few days ago about the Rawesome Food Club raid. Feast your […]