A locavore’s holiday: National Farmer’s Market Week

In case you didn't know, this coming week August 5 - 11 is National Farmer's Market Week. All hail the mighty American farmer! Locavores, unite! Believe me when I tell you, farmers don't do what they do for the money. Well, they try to. But for smaller farms, it's becoming harder and harder to break even these [...]

Whose plate is turning “one” today? Yours!

In case you didn't know, today is a special day: Happy 1st Birthday, ChooseMyPlate.Gov! While I haven't personally been utilizing this great resource, a cursory look at the website today has impressed me. With a clean, user-friendly interface for the Internet surfer, you can learn about all of your basic food groups: Fruit, veggies, grains, [...]