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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

http://www.animalvegetablemiracle.com/ My bookclub is meeting to discuss this book tonight. It was a life changer for me. You’ve read my blog as I talked about going local and this book just spurred me on. Barbara Kingsolver wrote this book as her family attempted live for one year from local products. …

Off the Wagon

Ok, I feel like I am cheating on a diet or something. I have been dutifully eating local now all summer. Today though, after not eating for 24 hours, I fell off the wagon and got a hoagie at Wawa, Doritos Cool Ranch, a Nantucket Nectar and Butterscotch Krimpets. You …

Going Further Local

I wrote about starting this process AGES ago when I first started this blog and have tried here and there to do it but didn’t do it very seriously until I read Barbara Kingsolver’s book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. I absolutely LOVED this book. IT is not what you are thinking. …

So Completely Grossed Out

So I was looking at CNN today and I read the article about the 143 MILLION pounds of beef being recalled. I was even more sickened by the reason. This nasty company in SoCa was basically throwing sick cows into the mix, lifting them with forklifts to be slaughtered. There …