Tag Archives: health

Stinging Nettles! Yum?

Yes, you really should try eating nettles!  And if you’re adventurous enough to try, now is the best time of year.  Foraged wild greens are often most tender, and therefore best to cook with, early in the spring when plants … Continue reading

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Drink for Good Health

When it comes to drinks, I think I’ve found a match made in heaven: I call it Elderberry Kombucha Tonic. I’ve been enjoying sips of Elderberry Syrup all winter long, especially when I feel a twinge in my throat or … Continue reading

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Make your own Butter

We love good butter in our household.  We’ve believed in the benefits of eating butter from grass-fed cows for some time, and now the mainstream media is now slowly catching on.  Both NPR and The New York Times reported on … Continue reading

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What I Eat

I would estimate that about 80% of what I do every day has to do with food.  As Gardens Coordinator my work focuses on vegetable production with students, I prepare all my meals for myself from scratch, and the news … Continue reading

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