Monthly Archives: July 2015

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Beets

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“When you no longer want to eat something tasty, you can taste the real flavour of whatever you are eating. It is easy to lay out the simple food of a natural diet on the dining table, but those who can truly enjoy such a feast are few.”         Masanobu Fukuoka,…

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Hope

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I met Hope this week I didn’t know Hope I went to her apartment complex where she resides in River Hebert she used to live on a farm but at 80 some she now lives in a much smaller space with two cats although residents are not suppose to have…

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Potato Salad

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here and there you have seen them the first new potatoes they are perfect as is steamed, with a little, or lots, of butter with some salt and pepper sweet they are, sweet but, once you have your fill, you can play a little toss a few cooked ones in…

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50% Local Food Club

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Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia Cooperative, is looking for participants who will commit to sourcing at least 50% of their diet from local foods for the month of September. In turn, they (FMNS) will provide a bounty of resources, including recipe and meal planning guides, local food events, listings of…

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gardening for the fall

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I dealt or rather I started dealing with my greenhouse this week my greenhouse was like a jungle of mostly dill, pepper grass, cilantro, and kale I like to leave some plants go to seed the reason I had so much kale this spring was because I let one plant…

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Glazed Carrots

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carrot time has arrived I love carrots the ones in my garden aren’t ready yet but you may find them at the market I know for a fact that they are now part of local CSA baskets therefor Lets eat them up personally I’m happy to eat them just like…

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Kale

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there’s lots of stuff coming at us this time of year but kale just keeps on coming it’s been in my daily salads sometimes in my smoothies I’ve sautéed it with garlic added it to my stir fry had more and more salads all of which is rather good for…

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Strawberry Shortcake

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It’s strawberry time. Woooo. May they be from our local farmers, from our gardens or from the fields, strawberries are such a delight. I love them. I love them just like that, I love them with whipped cream, I love them as a jam, I love them dipped in chocolate….

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