Category Archives: Seasonal Produce

Seasonal Foods: Winter Produce

“In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.” ~William Blake Winter time is fully upon us now and it is time to start shopping for the wonderous wintry citrus and greens that are now in season. Here is … Continue reading

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Culinary Delight: Blood Red Beet and Black Pepper Speckled Ravioli

After my day at the farm, I wanted to find exciting ways to use my fresh produce. I made up this recipe for the ravioli and they come out the most beautiful shade of purplish blood-red… perfect for a Halloween … Continue reading

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Conscious Eating: Farmer for a Day

“Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens. They are the most vigorous, the most independent, the most virtuous and they are tied to their country and wedded to its liberty and interests by the most lasting bands.” ~Thomas … Continue reading

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Seasonal Produce: Apple Picking

This past weekend, my family and I decided to take advantage of the lovely autumn weather and go apple picking at a local organic farm. On this bright and beautiful day, we gathered up the baskets, put on our boots … Continue reading

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Culinary Delight: Autumn Salad

Whenever fall rolls around, I like to visit my hometown in Sonoma County, California. Not only do we boast the best wine selection in the nation but it is just beautiful in autumn. When I moved to Orange County for … Continue reading

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Seasonal Produce: Autumn Harvest

“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it,  and if I were a bird I would fly above the earth seeking the successive autumns.” ~George Eliot It is finally autumn and that means that it is time to slowly … Continue reading

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Conscious Eating: Seasonal Produce and Farmers Markets

“To be interested in the changing seasons  is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.” ~George Santayana A Grain A Day defines seasonal eating as, “eating what nature provides, when she provides it.” I … Continue reading

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