Tag: locavore

Get close(r) to your neighborhood on foot

Get close(r) to your neighborhood on foot

It is amazing how little most of us know about our neighborhood.  We can live somewhere for years and never get to know our neighbors.  We drive by the little “Mom and Pop” shops on our way to the big box stores and never give them a second glance.  We often know nothing about the …

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Know your food

Know your food

I know I say it a lot, but we really should be paying more attention to the food we eat.  As much as possible, we should know the source of our food.  When you open up a can of store-bought canned vegetables, do you really know anything about those vegetables?  Do you know how long …

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Eat locally: be a locavore

Eat locally: be a locavore

Do you ever think about where the food comes from that you cram into your mouth?  Do you ever wonder who handled it or how far it traveled to get to your plate?  When you buy food at the grocery store, you can know a bit  – the produce has a sticker with its place …

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