You may or may not have know it, but the Harvard Farmers Market organizes a weekly donation of a significant amount of fresh food to local area food pantries. For the last couple years we gave to Wheat Community in Clinton and this year we will be taking our truckloads of community and vendor donations to Loaves and Fishes. Do you garden and grow
Liz over at Hyperlocalvore recently posted an interesting calculation about yard sharing and going hyperlocal – as in growing your own — that presents some interesting calculations. She figures that if you yard share (with 2 other people) 2 apple trees, 15 blueberry bushes and 4 almond trees, that over 20 years you can actually make a profit of over $61,000 (by pure re-invested
I thought this was not just interesting, but pretty useful…I hope you find it handy too. I found this at The international Year of the Potato website (which was 2008 – we missed it!). If you click through, it is a little easier to read.
“Home cooking from our garden, kitchen, markets and travels” is the tag line of a great blog you might enjoy. The White on Rice Couple are so inspiring; their website is full of beautiful photography that will make you mouth water and inspiration for cooking, travelling and shopping at farmers markets. Well worth a regular visit. I am especially intrigued by their adventures in