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Local Bite Mini Challenge – Make a Plan

Local Bite Mini Challenge – Make a Plan

Welcome to Week 14 of our Local Bite Challenge and our 14th Mini Challenge!  Can you believe we've intentionally eaten as locally as possible for almost 100 days?! We've eaten one local item that was new to us, sown some seeds, prepared one fully local meal, and enjoyed Restaurant Week! We've researched U Pick Farms, swapped one non-food item, investigated local Community Supported Agriculture opportunities, and looked…
Local Perspective – Alok Appadurai

Local Perspective – Alok Appadurai

I am honored to introduce you all to Alok Appadurai as our Local Perspective today!  Alok and his Partner Jade are to founders of Fed By Threads, a clothing company based in Arizona , are strong advocates for all things local and sustainable.  Through their company and their daily lives, they truly strive to be the change they wish to…
Local Bite Mini Challenge ::: Week Thirteen ::: Preserve

Local Bite Mini Challenge ::: Week Thirteen ::: Preserve

Welcome to our Thirteenth Local Bite Mini Challenge! Can you believe that it's already been 13 weeks?!  How are you doing with your personal challenge to  increase your local eating habits?  Are you feeling great?  Confident in your ability to eat locally on a regular basis?  I sure hope so and know I am! Speaking of which, onto this weeks challenge!…
Local Perspective – The Browning Homestead

Local Perspective – The Browning Homestead

Please join me in welcoming Ashley from The Browning Homestead as our Local Perspective today! Ashley lives in Montana on a gorgeous homestead and while I'm not sure I could handle the winters, her summer pictures have been reinforcing the pull I've been feeling to literally move to greener pastures! Ashley, is a strong woman who regularly inspires me just…
Local Bite Mini Challenge ::: Week Twelve ::: Food Independence Potluck

Local Bite Mini Challenge ::: Week Twelve ::: Food Independence Potluck

Good morning and welcome to Week 12 of our Local Bite Challenge! This weeks Mini-Challenge is a little different from all of the other weeks because I am inviting you to engage your friends and family in the challenge in a non-scary way (don't ask my why, but there are a lot of people out there who just do not…
Local Perspective – Homestead Honey

Local Perspective – Homestead Honey

Welcome Teri, from Homestead Honey as our next Local Perspective!  I have to tell you, the more I get to know Teri, the more I want to be like her when I "grow up".  (No, I'm not joking.)  Not only did she pack up and move half way across the country to really fulfill her dream to be a homesteader,…
Local Perspective – Five Little Homesteaders

Local Perspective – Five Little Homesteaders

Please join me in welcoming Colleen from Five Little Homesteaders as my next Local Perspective! Colleen, a mama to three (soon to be four) and a homesteader after my own heart, is DIYing everything in sight and continually surprising me with her energy and enthusiasm for all things homestead related. I have her dishwasher tabs and sourdough English muffins on…