The Greening of America

Has sustainability reached minute 14 in its 15 minutes of fame? Bringing knowledge to the surface of public awareness is an essential function of any political movement that wants to change the system. Over the past decade, the Local, Green, Sustainable and Slow Food movements have brought a shift in public thinking about food. For […]

Starting a Community Farmers Market

Taking the Show on the Road This is the first in an ongoing series of posts; Heather Jones shares her first-hand experiences as she attempts to bring a farmer’s market to her small rural community of Woodbine, New Jersey. “I don’t know how you do it” is a common phrase I hear and sometimes I […]

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Small Batch Strawberry Jam Recipe

This strawberry jam recipe calls for smaller amounts of fruit and sugar. Cooking in a wide pan speeds up the gelling process, no pectin is needed.

Are you Local or Organic?

This is a conversation or question if you will that doesn’t seem to be going away and honestly it shouldn’t. However, it seems that with the re-opening of the various farmers markets across the country and peak growing season underway individuals are once again thinking more about what’s best for themselves and families food wise. […]


Making Cheese at Home

Having done so well with my butter making you can only guess what was next. I decided to tackle the next best thing, Neufchâtel cheese.