Strawberry picking & can you can?

Strawberry picking & can you can?

Last week on an impulse, Jimmy and I headed out to Pungo, the rural section of Virginia Beach, to go strawberry picking! Eating local I just love getting out in the fields and picking my own fruits or vegetables. Eating local, seasonal produce is the best way to get the freshest, best tasting food available. […]

Hooray for local produce

Sunday before Mary and I headed back to Norfolk, Amanda (in her quest to convince us that Asheville is the place we need to spend the rest of our days) took us to the hugely impressive WNC Farmers Market. Here Mary demonstrates our extreme love of ugly maters (that’s tomatoes for you yankee types). I […]

Blackberry time!

Over the past year and then some, I’ve been making a concentrated effort to make my food choices matter, or like one of my favorite Herbivore shirts says, “Eat like you give a damn.” Part of this is veganism, and part of it is eating locally and seasonally, which go hand in hand. Eating locally […]

CSA Week Six

So the past two weeks Amanda‘s gotten my CSA since I was doing the whole wedding/honeymoon thing. The farm wrote us and said since the heat has been so awful, most of the spring crops have bolted (no cabbage for me, sniffle). But that means summer veggies are coming! Wooo hoo! Potatoes and little tomatoes […]

CSA Week Two

Just picked up week two of my CSA share from Mattawoman Creek Farms. More leafy leafyness! Here’s what I got. Wanna see my veggies growing outta the ground? Check it out! Bok Choi, Tatsoi, Red Oakleaf Lettuce, Mizuna, Waldmann’s Green Leaf Lettuce. Got these last week too, see notes on em from week one. Red […]