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Local Bite Mini Challenge ::: Week Eleven ::: Use It Up!

Local Bite Mini Challenge ::: Week Eleven ::: Use It Up!

Welcome to our Eleventh Local Bite Mini Challenge! How did last weeks challenge go?  Did you enjoy a tasty, local beverage?  I sure hope so! Alright, onto this weeks challenge!  Your challenge this week is to use all of an item in your cooking.  For example, if you're planning to cook chicken this week, plan on using the whole chicken...so if…
Local Perspective – The Urban Ecolife

Local Perspective – The Urban Ecolife

Up until today's Local Perspective, our Guests have written about their experiences eating locally where they live.  For today's post, however, I am very pleased to introduce you to Emily from The Urban Ecolife who is going mix it up a little and talk about her experiences eating locally while traveling! Yes, Emily has been traveling Central & South America…
Local Bite Mini Challenge ::: Week Ten ::: Swap One Beverage

Local Bite Mini Challenge ::: Week Ten ::: Swap One Beverage

Welcome to our tenth Local Bite Mini Challenge! Can you believe we've been at this for 2 1/2 months?  Amazing, right?! Up until now we’ve focused mostly on food items, but there's no way I could leave out one of my favorite things ever: Beverages!! So, your challenge this week is to swap out one beverage that you drink often or…
Local Perspective – Blue Yurt Farms

Local Perspective – Blue Yurt Farms

Today's Local Perspective comes from Erin at Blue Yurt Farms!  Erin and her husband Mike have become a huge inspiration for me as my Partner and I assess how we want to move forward in our journey towards an even more sustainable lifestyle.  I joke often about selling it all, picking up and taking off in search of a nice…
Local Bite Mini Challenge ::: Week Nine ::: Food Origins

Local Bite Mini Challenge ::: Week Nine ::: Food Origins

Welcome to our ninth Local Bite Mini Challenge! This week we are focusing on Food Origins. By now, we've all heard the statistic that the average meal in the U.S. travels an average of 1500 miles from farm to table (please enlighten me if you have the stats for your own country).  This fact is incredibly sobering to me and was…
Local Bite Food Independence Potluck

Local Bite Food Independence Potluck

Alright friends, whether you've been participating in our big Local Bite Challenge or not, now's the time to get excited! Why? Because you are formally invited to host or attend your very own Food Independence Potluck!  That's right, we are planning a Potluck for everyone all around the world! (That's a lot of food, right?) Could you just, for one…
Local Perspective – The Faulk Farmstead

Local Perspective – The Faulk Farmstead

I am very pleased to introduce you to my very good friend, Mel from The Faulk Farmstand as our Local Perspective today! Mel is living the next step on our dream towards a more self sufficient life by keeping the most adorable goats imaginable! Need I say more? OK, OK! ;-) Mel is constantly inspiring me to try just a…