For those of you local to Washington County, MD or the Central – Southwestern Area of PA the Gettysburg/Chambersburg Area WAPF is holding its annual gathering on October 6 (see bottom of post for more details). This year they asked my farmer Edwin Shank of The Family Cow in Chambersburg, PA to speak along with [...]
I know I said in my last rant post about Monsanto’s donations to school gardens that I rarely write about them. Now here I am in the same week posting more about it. BUT YOU HAVE TO KNOW! Mon-satan-o and NANOtech (see my hatred for NANOtech here and here) are now [...]
I’ve been wanting to write this review for so long but my summer got away from me. If you live in the DC, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia corridor of I-81 and you are looking for a fantastic farm who really ‘gets it’, Mount Vernon Farm is a great place to start.
I have watched a lot of documentaries on real food, but none of them has moved me the way that Back to Eden has moved me! Why? I think it’s because of the spiritual component that was woven throughout the entire documentary. All along I have know that there is a spiritual [...]
Pin It Do you know how important seafood is in a real food lifestyle? HUGE! So why aren’t more of us eating it?
I am guessing it’s because most seafood in our local markets are either old and improperly stored or farm fish (not wild), or unsustainable. It is truly difficult to find GOOD, FRESH [...]
Pin It In light of recent events involving Campylobacter being linked to a Raw Milk dairy farm in PA that I purchase from, I feel strongly compelled to write why I think this does and does not matter. I am certain that there are people who drink raw milk for it’s benefits without thinking of [...]
Your Family Cow of Chambersburg, PA is a phenomenal farm. I feel reluctant and a little inadequate to write an appreciation for them because they mean so much to so many people who purchase from them. So, I can only tell you my own experience. Then, I will allow local [...]
Pin It Part one was an introduction to what a good farmer does to produce good eggs. Part 2 provides a list of questions that you can take with you to help you talk with your farmer about how they care for their chickens.
There are No Perfect Farmers
First, let us start off by saying that this list [...]
Pin It We have a few pet peeves about the modern day egg. As a matter of fact, we are so PEEVED that we are making this a series with a challenge at the end. (And there might even be a special giveaway drawing for those who do the challenge.)
Benefits of Eating [...]
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