1.Family Gardening on your spring agenda? Katie at goodLife eats is organizing a weekly GrowCookEat blog event, beginning now. Hope to see you there!
2. (School) Lunch Bite of the Week: You know that meager increase in federal school lunch funds approved recently by the Senate Agriculture Committee? To pay for it, they’re proposing reducing food stamp and conservation funds. Join FoodDeclaration.org and tell Congress to find a better way: sign the petition.
3. New at the Markets: Morels are here, and today was the debut of asparagus at the Penn Quarter FreshFarm Market.
4. Recipe of the Week: Speaking of asparagus, my friend Tiffany of The Garden Apartment has an intriguing variation, Asparagus Fennel Soup.
5. Blog of the Week: Fellow foodie mama Stacie, formerly of ChowMama, has launched a new blog: One Hungry Mama. As she says, “Kids change the way we cook, but they don’t have to change how well we eat.” Check out her blog to see how she keeps herself and her family well fed.
Enjoy your weekend!