Posts tagged as: grocery

The Many Lives Of Kale // or // How To Get The Very Most Value Out Of Your Vegetables, Both Nutritionally and Financially

October 22nd, 2013 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

I am not a wasteful person. I would say, in fact, that I am pretty much the antithesis of a wasteful person. I have always been this way – being raised by my single mother to appreciate and to conserve, compounded by a tendency towards thriftiness that’s totally inherent. I consider this a gift, as [...]

More Photos From The Farmer’s Market, Autumn 2011

October 16th, 2011 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Wild plums! A few Sundays back I rounded out the first MoFo weekend with a few snapshots from the Portland Farmer’s Market. This precious weekly ritual, our Saturday morning market, is one of my greatest pleasures. Perhaps these new photos will inspire you, the way that my market always inspires me. Fall is such an [...]

Photos From The Farmer’s Market: Autumn 2011

October 2nd, 2011 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

I can’t believe it’s been three whole months since I last posted FarMar pictures! So much changes over the course of the season: we’ve gone from asparagus and tender herbs and wild-harvested delicacies like fiddleheads and ramps . . . to the berry bonanza of an Oregon summer, amidst the arrival of enormous zucchinis and [...]

What’s Better Than The Farmer’s Market?

August 16th, 2011 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

But of course, The Farm! A few weeks back Waits and I were invited along on a berry-picking adventure with another vegan family. I’d only been to a “u-pick” farm once before, many years ago, and so I was super excited to explore Bella Organics, one of the few organic u-pick farms in our area. [...]

Photos From The Farmer’s Market: Spring Season 2011

June 20th, 2011 - posted under: The Food » Food and Health

Oh time, she flies! It’s been weeks since we’ve peeked in on my Market, as the ever-changing produce marches onward towards those lazy days of summer’s bounty. When FarMar 2011 opened in March, it was all leafy greens and hardy radishes. Since then we’ve seen the arrival of snow and snap peas, which are actually [...]