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The Food Aisle

The Food Aisle

Nope, I’m not talking grocery store aisle, I am talking about the proverbial political aisle, but I am not talking about candidates or specific politicians, and don’t want to have that be part of this conversation. What I am talking about are issues and actions that...

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My Introduction to Local Food

My Introduction to Local Food

Why hello there! My name is Bianca, and I am the Assistant Farmers’ Market Manager here at Countryside. I’ve been with Countryside for the past 9ish months now, but I’m new to this blog-o-sphere, so I thought I’d share a little bit about myself and how I came to be at...

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A Case of the Winter Doldrums

A Case of the Winter Doldrums

This time of year is hard. It's dark, it's gloomy, the days are short, and I'm cold all the time. To top it off, market days are few and far between and the work of a farmers' market manager changes drastically. Just like a farmer, the job of a market manager shifts...

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Cookbooks: Not Just for Pressing Tofu

Cookbooks: Not Just for Pressing Tofu

The number one thing I use my cookbooks for is pressing my tofu. Years ago, I learned that if you really want to have a nice, dry, springy cube of tofu (which I do), you should let it rest for a few hours, topped with some heavy books. The heaviest books I have just...

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Another Day Another Daikon

Another Day Another Daikon

If it wasn't for Larry at Infinite Garden, my experience at the grocery store the other day would've been just ordinary. Because of Larry, the beautiful produce he grows, and the kind and thoughtful way he answers my questions, my exclamation of "what's that?!" was...

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