Category Archives: By Beth

Is a CSA Right for You?

So, you’re thinking about joining a CSA. It sounds all locavore and romantic, right? But every day you are already getting surprised by some school project that your kid forgot to tell you about, or if you can just get your socks to match. Do you really want to be ambushed weekly by a vegetable, too? Here’s how to make it happen in a real mom’s life. Continue reading

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A Mom’s Real Food Manifesto

I believe in the power of moms. I believe all of us together can change the food system and keep our kids healthier. Feel free to share this graphic. Continue reading

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Q&A from the Local Food Expo

First of all, THANKS to all the parents who voluntarily spent an hour with me at the Local Food Expo. I did see one guy nodding off, but I get that, I have a very soft voice. In fact, I … Continue reading

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Yes, you can have kids and a CSA, too

While the CSA, or community supported agriculture, box may hold a few new veggies for everyone, the fact is most fruits and veggies do have a certain season where they make their annual appearance. We’ve just lost track of it amidst the grapes from Chile in April and the tomatoes from Mexico in February. The seasonal guide from our book can help you plan ahead enough to give you some comfort factor — knowing things may vary a week or two depending on how soon spring is sprung each year. Continue reading

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Powell Gardens Harvest Celebration

Thank you to all who came out to share some food and fun at Powell Gardens today! I enjoyed talking with all of you! Thanks for braving a cooler than normal day and supporting Powell Gardens. As promised, here are … Continue reading

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