Easy and Fun Way to Make Jam from Ripe Summer Fruits

~This blog is brought to you by Kelsey Simpson at Comfort Keepers~ Summer is a great time to learn and try new things; whether that be a new sport, gardening, a new outdoor activity, or in this case a new recipe. Summer is a great time to try new recipes that require...

How Much Food Should You Grow for Your Household?

~This blog is brought to you by Grace Quarer at Park Seed~ Trying to figure out how much food to grow for your household is not as simple as it may seem. It really takes a few seasons to get it right and, then, there are still variables. The first decision you have to...

Book Review: Eating on the Wild Side

One of my favorite things about being a farmers’ market manager is talking with the farmers and food entrepreneurs! Recently, I was chatting with Jimmy Myers from Front 9 Farm and we were discussing how food can be used as medicine for the prevention/repair of certain...

New Favorite Sweatshirt

Do you have a favorite sweatshirt? That one that is so comfy and also fits so well?  Do you wear it to bed, to run errands, to the movies, and to the farmers market? Does it also have a spaghetti sauce stain, a hole in the sleeve, and become so thread bare that maybe...

Making Heads or Tails of Cocktails and Mocktails

What would Thanksgiving be without a little festive beverage?! I don’t want to know. It doesn’t have to be alcoholic, just something that fills you with joy and warms your soul. This year for our Friendsgiving, I will be making a couple of cocktails to share with the...