Produce swap: persimmons and pomegranates!


This is the haul from last Saturday’s neighborhood produce swap. I delivered two dozen freshly baked peanut butter cookies, and later that afternoon my reusable bag was returned to me with these tantalizing goodies inside. We are so lucky to have this produce swap in our area. It was organized by a young woman named Hynden […]

Delicious and Nutritious Free Food

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This is what I got from our neighborhood produce swap last week. My contribution was a freshly baked batch of peanut butter cookies, and I was thrilled with what I received in return. A woman in my neighborhood had this great idea for the swap and she turned it into a reality. Once a month […]

The winner of the giveaway is…

…saymoi, who says she loves the fire roasted tomatoes and offers this growing tip: “I just started my seedlings. I sprout my tomato seeds in one of those left over chicken plastic containers, peat pods to for the soil, and put them on top of my dvr for heat to sprout. I buy my seeds […]

It’s A Giveaway! Muir Glen Tomatoes

I’m happy to announce my very first giveaway on this blog. A couple of months ago I accepted this kit of canned organic tomatoes from the Northern California-based company Muir Glen to review on my blog. I have turned down many offers like this, mainly because I don’t do ads and in general don’t want […]

Produce Swap

Oh, the gorgeous citrus! This is NOT our CSA delivery, this is the haul from a neighborhood produce swap called The Hillside Produce Cooperative. It’s the brainchild of a super-cool woman who lives near me named Hynden Walch, who says her main goal is to feed people. I’ve been wanting to participate for awhile. It’s […]