local food

CS-Yay

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Hallelujah. Today was the first spring CSA pickup from Jenny Jack Sun Farm, and not a moment too soon. Our jar count of tomatoes,…

(Gr)attitude

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On this week’s On Being podcast, Brother David Steindl-Rast speaks about the importance of gratitude, and something he said stopped me in my tracks. He…

Greener Pastures

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It’s hard to believe the epicenter of this nation’s sustainable livestock farming movement is only an hour south of Columbus. And we couldn’t be…

Cereal Killer

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It’s not that I have anything against commercial cereal. I ate Cap’n Crunch until I was in my third decade, including a rather late…

Pear-ly legal

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Really, they were just begging to be stolen. Giant clusters of pale green fruit, seductively pulling branches closer to the ground with their fully-ripened…

Cupboard = not bare

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One of the things that we mentioned on our guest stint on the Root Simple podcast was the struggle we have with keeping our…

Kiss My Glass

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Wait a minute. Columbus recently spent $8.5 million building a new recycling facility where glass is no longer accepted? That’s right. Picking up my blue…

Mash Up

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It wasn’t my idea. But that’s the beauty of being part of a CSA. Every week, you get to hang out with foodies who…

Jam Session

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I have to avert my eyes. Every time. The strawberries are in, which usually means jam is cooking on the stove. And year after…