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A New Season

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So what is good to eat this fall?

Tami’s Kitchen - September

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When the weather changes, so does what you cook

All Things Bountiful

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The ultimate in local food is right outside your door in your own garden

Raw Love

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Summer is the perfect time not to cook.  Eat raw and keep your kitchen cool and your body strong.

Food Energy Quiz

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How are you doing conserving energy with respect to food? Take this quick quiz and see.

Fresh Spring Veggies

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When the seasons change, it is good to change your diet.

Spring Eating!

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How to get fulfilling foods, proteins, and complex carbohydrates in the spring, when those soups and stews stop being appealing

Broccoli What?

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Garden fresh is just around the corner. Here are some ideas to hold off those cravings...

#1 Way to Save Food Energy –

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From seed to soil, from now through next winter, you can join in Nature’s process

Top Ten

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 Ideas to Reduce Your Fossil Fuel Use for Food and also Save Money and Improve Your Health! 

Brussels Sprouts!

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Who says vegetables can't be fun?

Taking it easy in the kitchen

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So... do you get a little
crazy this time of year?

Color Me Happy

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Keep you plate full of color in the winter for pleasure and nutrition

Warm and Hearty

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The chill of autumn might be in the air, but not in the kitchen

#2 of the Top Ten Ways to Save Food Energy

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This is a great idea and here are 20 reasons why.

MMM Squash

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Not just a pretty face!!

#3 of the Top Ten Ways to Save Food Energy

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You know you are really serious about change when you change the way you eat.

A Grassroots Gripe with a Trickle-up Solution

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Local Food is fresh, tasty, healthy and also very good for the local economy. Read how and why!

It’s Beet Season!!!

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Beets have a nice long growing season, from June through October, so you have plenty of time to enjoy these little gems.

Love that Local Food!

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Tami gives more reasons than you need to look locally for food and sustenance!

#4 of the Top Ten Ways to Save Food Energy

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What can make grocery shopping more fun?

Kale, the Queen of Greens!

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Experience the taste, texture and nutrition of this great green

#5 of the Top Ten Ways to Save Food Energy

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What do you drink?  Can your choice save energy?

Embracing the Dandelion!

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A weed? A nutritious vegetable? A spring tonic?  Yes to all!

Gardening with New Friends

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Wanting to garden, but have no room?  Some great info about community gardening.

Support Our Local Farmers, Support the Farm Bill

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Every five years we have a chance to change what farming practices are supported. Now is our time!

#6 of the Top Ten Ways to Save Food Energy

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Buying “in season” has more advantages than you think

Sweet Surrender

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Find out about all the goodness of honey...

Where Can I Garden?

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No land?  All shade?  Some creative ideas for finding a place for your garden...

#7 of the Top Ten Ways to Save Food Energy

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This saves time and money, is easy to do and makes you feel good.

Warmth for January

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It is time for something new for dinner

My Urban Farm

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Live in the city?  Have a small, shadey lot?  Here are some solutions.

#8 of the Top Ten Ways to Save Food Energy

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Saving time, money, footsteps and ENERGY.  How can you miss?

Holiday Specials

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Some new ideas for the Holidays

Countertop Gardening

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There are so many things you can grow in your kitchen, and you won’t get dirt under your nails

 

Searching for Vegetables in December

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Now that summer’s over, you’re probably thinking that there’s no point in going to the farmers market.  It’s not like there are any vegetables in December, right?

#9 of the Top Ten Ways to Save Food Energy

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9. Buy only food produced in the USA

How far are you willing to have your food travel?

Turnips!

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Not much experience with turnips?  You will be surprised!!

Locally-raised meat at an affordable price

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One step to lowering energy use while supporting local farmers and improving your diet

#10 of the Top Ten Ways to Save Food Energy

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Waste not, want not is an ancient adage just as true today as centuries ago.

Being in the Season

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Pumpkins are for more than Jack-O-Lanterns.  Just plain good eating...

The 80/20 Approach

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A common sense approach to buying local foods plus lots of good info

‘Tis the season for Apples!

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One of the great treats of fall is the abundant apples.  Try this interesting recipe.

A GARDENER!  To be, or To Stay a Wannabe?

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Dig in, put your shovel in the dirt, any time, anywhere

 

Food is Really, Really Important!

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There are a lot of things we can do to save energy, but not eating is not one of them!

My Gardening Style?  What Do You Mean?

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How you garden is just as important as what you grow when it comes to satisfaction


 

The Most Satisfying Meal

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There is so much more that can be satisfying than eating the meal...

Time for Collards!

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Collard greens may be new to you, but they are a powerhouse of nutrition and flavor.  Give them a try.

Food Energy – A New Perspective

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Food energy can mean many things -- this meaning is very helpful

Eating in Season

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Upstate NY is one of the best places for eating in season.  Check out the winter choices...

Gloversville Gets a Cooperative Market

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One step at a time results in the unlikely accomplishment of the Mohawk Harvest Cooperative Market.

Excerpts from the Homestead Diary

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Here are a few insights into life on the homestead and the creation of the Gloversville Farmers Market.

Local Food and Delicious, Too

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Happen to have a little extra basil? Here are some ideas to wet your appitite.

A Meditation On Garlic

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Garlic is one of my favorite crops and for good reason.

Solar Dehydrators and Food Preservation

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How to build and use a solar dehydrator, including tips on building with used material.

Preserving the Homestead Harvest

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Low and no energy ways to store a variety of food for the winter and longer.

Beans, Beans, the Magical Fruit

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Bean independence is way more important to many families around the world then the stock market. See why and how you can become independent too.