Food choices

Jan 23, 2012
Over the past several weeks, Donald and I have had plenty of time to reflect on our food and homestead goals for 2012.  This is what we’ve come up with:    1.  We want to make time for a few u-picks →MORE...

This is a photograph I took on Charlotte’s birthday three months ago, when she helped my father plant beans by the fence.  I keep meaning to share it, but keep forgetting. Over the past few weeks, Charlotte and I have made →MORE...

I’ve been having a lot of trouble getting my food column off the ground.  I want to talk about food industry and culture, I want to post recipes, and I want to share the successes and failures that my family encounters →MORE...

When I began reading about food industry, the thing that bothered me most were GMOs, or genetically modified organisms.  They are, quite literally, the single greatest reason that my family began making a move toward organic and sustainable foods.  GMOs are →MORE...

May 25, 2011
When Charlotte was six months old, we dutifully made a bowl of quinoa and put it on a spoon and shoved the spoon in her mouth.  Everyone told us that six months was the magic number. The quinoa didn’t really seem →MORE...