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Eat Local Challenge Coming up

I’ve set the date: July 15 – Aug 15, 2016 Goal: Have my family of four eat only local food for the set period of time. This includes our 8-year-old and 5-year-old. Why: I want to see if it is … Continue reading

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Eat Local – Almost done.

Last week of our challenge month.  My assessment:  I need the big box store for about 3 things.  Dog food, cat food, and toilet paper.  Otherwise I can pretty well skip it.  It is convenient in that I can shop … Continue reading

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Eat Local…How are we doing?

I broke down and did make one quick trip to one of the big box stores.  Not the most hated but one of them.  And the worst is that I can’t even think why at the moment.  Oh, yes I … Continue reading

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The Beginning

Since today was our payday I am doing a soft start to our eat/shop local challenge.  Since most of October has to come out of this paycheck (we only get one a month) then I figure I’d better start.  My … Continue reading

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Eat Local Challenge

We are talking about doing an Eat Local Challenge for the month of October.  Of course in our family there will be a few exemptions.  I think anyone who does this has one or two.  Even back in pioneer days … Continue reading

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Chickens and Hawks

I’ve had a hawk after my chickens this week.  This is certainly a hazard of letting the chickens free range.  It is a bit unnerving.  I like hawks, but I don’t want them eating my chickens.   More homestead news: … Continue reading

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Thinking about food

I’ve been thinking about food.  Food in relation to our gardens and our health.  It seems folks either have too much food or not enough food.  It seems as though here in the U.S.A. large agribusiness has been the main … Continue reading

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