Category Archives: food

March
16 - 2015

Vegetable Gardening – The Most Productive Means to Saving Money This Year

Vegetable gardening is quickly becoming a very popular endeavor. The main reason why this activity is increasing in popularity is because it has the potential to assist you in saving money each year by reducing the amount of money that you spend on groceries; however, the success surrounding gardening to save money is highly dependent upon the costs that you incur in growing the crops that you choose to plant and the amount of vegetables that your crops yield. The ultimate goal should be to limit the costs that you incur while maximizing the overall yield of the plants contained in your garden. In this guide, you will be provided with productive tips that will help you save the maximum amount of money with your vegetable garden. The Size of Your Garden

November
18 - 2014

Make Mouth Watering Organic Meals with Frozen and Canned Foods

Make Mouth Watering Organic Meals with Frozen and Canned Foods In today’s economy, many of us are attempting to save money on food expenses while also trying to ensure that we are still able to provide both tasty and highly nutritious meals to our family. It has been found that one of the easiest ways to cut costs associated with the food budget is to focus on creating organic meals. By placing your efforts into purchasing foods that are grown locally, only obtaining those that are unprocessed, and doing a lot of the work yourself – as far as preparation is concerned – you will find that you are able to create healthier meals, tastier means, and economically-sound meals. By creating mouth watering organic meals with frozen and canned foods that have been grown in and around your community and have not been processed, you will find that you are […]

October
15 - 2014

Top 3 Ways to Eat Organic on a Budget

Would you like to eat organic foods, but your budget makes it difficult to do so? Making changes to how you obtain organic foods can put it all into balance. Here are 3 ways you can make it happen!

August
4 - 2011
June
24 - 2011

Realistic Weight Loss: It’s About Time

The following is a guest post by Melissa Cameron. Every year, I find myself racing to fit into a swimsuit. By racing, I mean dieting. By winter’s end, the weight is back and I’m fretting about summer again. I’m tired of it. I’ve ping-pong dieted and setting unrealistic (and often unhealthy) expectations of myself one summer too many. This spring, I’m setting a trend for the future: realistic, smart, long-term weight loss.

April
22 - 2011
November
13 - 2010
October
15 - 2010
September
20 - 2010
September
8 - 2010
August
20 - 2010
July
29 - 2010

Wanna Be a Producer? Support a Documentary About Haitian Food Crisis

Go to the Hands That Feed website to see a longer video with an introduction to one of the organizations the documentary production team will be working with. And then think about going to Kickstarter (or just click below) to help them achieve their goal — and let the world know what’s going on with agriculture in Haiti.

July
15 - 2010

More great veggie tips & recipes

As I’ve mentioned before, we belong to a great CSA (community-supported agriculture) farm here in Colorado. With our weekly newsletter, Grant Family Farms sends out recipes and info, and this year, they generously said I can share the info with you! This week we’ve got tips on freezing herbs, ways to use the garlic scape (what’s that? read on!) and a yummy-sounding dish that uses the whole beet, greens and all.

June
29 - 2010

Great Spring Green Recipes From Our CSA

As I’ve mentioned before, we belong to a great CSA (community-supported agriculture) farm here in Colorado. With our weekly newsletter, Grant Family Farms sends out recipes and info, and this year, they generously said I can share the info with you! Herewith, two great how-tos on freezing the spring/early summer spinach bounty for winter goodness, and something new to do with lettuce.

June
25 - 2010
June
11 - 2010

Food Rules Wrap-Up & Rule 64

This spring, we’ve conducted an 11-week series about Michael Pollan’s book, Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual. If you’re just tuning in, you can scroll through the posts here. Today, we’ve come to the end:

June
1 - 2010
May
21 - 2010
May
13 - 2010
May
11 - 2010