What is the Verde Valley CSA?

What is the Verde Valley CSA?

What is the Verde Valley CSA?  It’s a group of Verde Valley farmers who provide freshly picked, locally grown produce for their community and customers. Sandy Boyce was the Director at the Farmer to Chef conference last Monday..like I said,  glad that I went, met some really cool people. Sandy got into this project to bring the farmers to the consumers. It’s like a return …

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The Tradition of Pie in 1500’s

The Tradition of Pie in 1500's

The Tradition of Pie in 1500’s which meant Fruit pies (pasties) where were first made in the English tradition credits making the first cherry pie to Queen Elizabeth I. Fruitcakes have been holiday and wedding cakes which have a very heavy fruit content. The name “fruitcake” can be traced back only as far as the Middle Ages. It is formed from a combination of the …

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Slow Money Farm Fest

Slow money farm fest

Slow Money Farm Fest, is happening on August 28th, in Petaluma, CA. Learn and engage about exciting sustainable food and ag businesses in Northern California. The casual setting of a working farm is a hands-on illustration of what it means to bring money back down to Earth. It’s been one of my favorite events to attend.. it’s been fun and interesting to find out what’s new, …

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Hot Dog Days of Summer 2022

hot dog days of summer 2022

Hot Dog Days of  Summer 2022.  Oof!…the dog days of summer are hitting hard. 🌞 Stay cool! Tips to stay cool! The dog days or dog days of summer are the hot, sultry days of summer. They were historically the period following the heliacal rising of the star system Sirius  ( known colloquially as the “Dog Star”), which Hellenistic astrology connected with heat, drought, sudden thunderstorms, …

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The Joy of Summer

The joy of Summer

The joy of summer, getting out to travel, have fun.  Life offers some wonderful good things to see. Be a local tourist! The night line overlooking Bow Valley, in Calgary, AB Canada.   Mari-Lyn , Mr. Lion and Bow Valley Bridge Hanging out with Karen Stanford Jenkins for an evening walk. Calgary AB Out on a walk with Bette Daoust, around Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC …

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The Best Memories are Gifts

The Best Memories are Gifts

The best memories are gifts, thinking about the variety of things and people I’m grateful for. Sometimes just sharing our stories, would be to share some gifts. Grateful for my morning coffee.. smooth, rich and hot.. first thing in the morning. Memories of spending time with friends and the stories we share with each other.. and about each other, even if they are not here …

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