Tag Archive | organic

A Day at the Market

This past weekend was opening day for a lot of things:  My parents celebrated opening day for Pickerel in the County on Saturday with a few casts off the dock and a meal of fresh fish cooked over a campfire.  The Main Street Market welcomed the masses on Saturday and then the Brewer Park Market […]

Beer Braised Short Ribs

“I am thankful for the mess after a party because it means I have been surrounded by friends.” – Nancie J. Carmody Beer and beef.  What’s not to love? This is a favorite go to for me when entertaining; a sure crowd pleaser with the meat lovers.  A super simple dish with minimal prep, it allows […]

Happy Earth Day Weekend!

Just as one spoils the stomach by overfeeding and thereby impairs the whole body, so can one overload and choke the mind by giving it too much nourishment. For the more one reads the fewer are the traces left of what one has read; the mind is like a tablet that has been written over […]

Simple Sunday Soup

Mother Nature does not seem to be able to make up her mind.  We have gone from the beginnings of spring to a winter wonderland and back, all in the span of a week.  It’s the wind this evening that has caught my particular attention. It has that bite again, the kind that makes you […]

The New Moon

Why 200km? That is the distance (as the crow flies) to Prince Edward County where my family is rooted. They keep me grounded and have thus far been very influential in helping me to develop the framework of my blog.  It would only be fitting to include them in this journey with me (Not to […]

Preface: 200km Challenge – A personal journey to satisfy my hunger for health and happiness within my community

“Globalized industrialized food is not cheap: it is too costly for the Earth, for the farmers, for our health. The Earth can no longer carry the burden of groundwater mining, pesticide pollution, disappearance of species and destabilization of the climate. Farmers can no longer carry the burden of debt, which is inevitable in industrial farming […]