“Or what if I had simply grown up in a time when food was seasonal? When there was, in each year, a time of more and a time of less? When food was not just there in packages on the supermarket shelf all year?”
~ Jessica Prentice ~
Welcome to another edition of Food Roots!
Our food system is destroying the soil, wasting valuable resources and making us sick. The only thing that is sustainable and the only thing that can reverse the many complications of a broken food system is to get back to our food roots. We must plant the seeds ourselves. We must shake the hand of the farmer who grows our food. We must take back our food system.
Where Does My Food Come From?
Last week I was out of town, so Food Roots was put on hold. I have come back with a renewed energy to grow my own or support my neighbors who do. Because of that trip and the less than stellar meal choices we made I created a springtime travel-detox menu plan. We also received our first CSA share of the year, which was filled with tons of beautiful greens.
So I ask you again – where does your food come from?
To participate in Food Roots…
***This week we will be using email or comments due to issues with Mr. Linky***
- create a blog post pertaining to local, seasonal foods or what you are doing to find your food’s roots.
- in your post add a link back here so that others can benefit from your information and encouragement.
- email me or leave a comment in this post with a link to your post. I will link to you all individually below. This actually creates more traffic for your blog, so in a way it is a good thing.
Feel free to use the Food Roots banner above, if you wish.
If you do not have a blog please share your thoughts in the comments.
I can’t wait to see what you all come up with. Thank you for participating!
- I’ll kick things off and show you my first csa share of the year and a springtime travel-detox menu plan that involves all of our local produce.
- Amy shares a delicious-looking coleslaw recipe made from cabbage that she received in her csa share.
- Alyss took a tour of her csa farm and tells us all about it.
- Carrie took a trip to her local farmer’s market and, amongst other things, picked up some eggs and lemons.
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