Tag Archive: locavore

Thoughts on local food, part 1.

I’ve thought so many times about writing some version of this post, but for whatever reason in the past it just never felt like quite the right time. I want to talk about food- specifically about the future of it, about our relationship with it, about who grows it and what they need to keep doing that. I also want to open up the conversation to brainstorm about how to keep this thing alive and well and in service to the community.

I think part of my aversion to speaking about this has been because I understand the delicate moral territory this represents. I didn’t want to make appeals for localism that appeared short-sighted or out of touch with folks’ need to just do what works to get food on the table.… Continue Reading...

WFP: Exchange of energy

I don't have a lot of time here tonight (because babies are sleeping and I have a warm bath with lavender salts waiting for me, and after that a movie with my love…), but I wanted to take a minute to talk about what we've been eating lately. We've been mostly-local eaters for some time now, but with the help of my dear friend B and her little family, a new fire has been lit. We're actually partnering up and sourcing out things, buying things in bulk for both our families, and together we're developing some guidelines for just how we should be eating this year. It's so nice to be in this with another family- it's newly motivating and makes us feel a little more purposeful.… Continue Reading...