No one bothered to tell Pinky that cats are carnivores. The second I walk in the door with my CSA goodies, Pinky rushes over and starts purring over the vegetables. Today, he clutched a bunch of red chard to his chest like a long lost friend. While I’ve been impressed by the contents of every [...]
One of my joint New Year’s Resolutions that I made with Mr. Foxypants is to only eat meat two days a week. The other five days we are vegetarians. Because I can never, ever back away from a challenge, I’m also trying to source local, in-season produce. To make grocery shopping easier on both of [...]
CSA: Farm Box Overkill is computer game like Farmville where you try to eat all the food in your house before it goes bad. It’s extra challenging if you play this with your husband who really likes buying random stuff at the grocery store, even though your pantry is so full that your washing machine [...]
“I don’t know about you, but I never did enjoy anyone suppressing my reproductive cycle.” Last week the BFD (Brain Food Daily) crew interviewed my bees and also filmed some stuff with my friends Kirk Anderson and Russell Bates, two of the founders of The Backwards Beekeepers Club in Los Angeles.
My Community Supported Agriculture subscription is my new favorite thing. Even though we’re still eating our way through last week’s farm box, I couldn’t pass up this week’s. It’s like having my birthday every Thursday afternoon. And weirdly thrilling. This week’s farm box includes two Pink Lady apples (that I’ve already eaten), four sweet potatoes, [...]
Ugh. I’ve reached a new height of stupidity. My local grade school has a weekly CSA farm box program that I’ve been wanting to join for the past two years. I mean what could be better? I get a box of organic produce, support local farmers, and support my local public school. There is no [...]