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Entries Tagged as 'blog action day'

Peanuts Come From the Ground, Not Jars {Blog Action Day}

October 16th, 2011 · 5 Comments

Last weekend, we headed out to the country for pumpkins and apple picking. It was a gorgeous fall day (at last!) and the farms were packed. At Hollin Farms, we came across an unexpected treat: dig-your-own peanuts! The boy and husband got to work loosening the plants and we all picked through the roots for […]

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Tags: blog action day · fresh from the... · kids cook monday · Know Your Food · local farms · recipes

An Apple A Day for Healthy Kids and a Healthy World (#BAD09)

October 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Can one apple make a difference? One fresh apple instead of a bag of chips in a kid’s school lunch is healthier for the child, obviously, and it’s one small step to fight climate change. Potatoes grown with conventional fertilizers and pesticides require fossil fuels, more are used when they’re processed into greasy chips, and […]

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Tags: blog action day · food for thought · saving family farms