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Starting Off Your Little One on Fresh, Homemade Baby Food

Today we’re lucky to have Kate Storey, Michigan Mama author, guest blogging for us! I only consider myself to be “moderately crunchy.” Sure, I’ll look for more natural ways of living, but I’m not completely ready to live off the … Continue reading

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Have You Tried: a Black Radish?

I’d never tried a black radish before, in fact, I thought it was a beet upon first glance at the farmers market. The friendly folks at Garden Works quickly set me straight though, and mentioned that it was a good … Continue reading

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Savor the Season: Kale

As a part of our winter CSA with Brines Farm, we received some Red Russian Kale in with our lovely assortment of greens. I’m a huge fan of kale, and enjoy it sauteed, roasted, blended into soups – you name … Continue reading

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Have You Tried: Sunchokes?

A week and a few days ago, at Seattle’s University District Market, I kept seeing bins and baskets brimming with brown, bumpy things. Odd looking vegetables. Some signs said sunchokes. Some said jerusalem artichokes. I had to know more. I … Continue reading

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Coco and Lafe’s Excellent Adventures

How many farmers markets did you visit this year? Probably not as many as Coco and Lafe, the singing-songwriting duo that recently wrapped up their 2010 Get Fresh tour of 100 farmers markets. Despite traveling from coast-to-coast, they found time to … Continue reading

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Young Foodies: Sam Schiebold

As a Graham Sustainability Scholar at the University of Michigan, 20-year-old Sam Schiebold was expected to make a personal sustainability goal, and she made it her goal to eat only locally sourced foods for the year. Since she set her … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference: Turnips

While shopping at Seattle’s University District Market this past Saturday, I halted in front of a gigantic pile of root vegetables. Parsnips, rutabagas, and turnips aplenty. Two different types of turnip. I asked questions. That’s how this works. First off, I’m … Continue reading

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Thankful for….Leftovers?!

As a vegetarian, Thanksgiving isn’t near the top of my favorite holidays. Heck, it probably doesn’t even make the top 5. Don’t get me wrong, I love getting together with family and friends, and focusing on all of the things … Continue reading

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Savor the Season: Squash

Wondering what do with with the abundance of squash that is all of a sudden overtaking farmer’s markets? I came up with two delicious and nutritious squash creations (using squash bought at the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market) this week to … Continue reading

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Cheddar-Crusted Veggie Quiche

We had a couple of cheddar crusts left over from our cooking adventures at Selma Cafe, and we decided to use one to make a quiche for a team lunch last week. Cara’s lovely quiche dish was quite deep, so … Continue reading

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