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A Chicken Experience

Warning: This post is about killing a chicken and includes disturbing content and photos. {Take me to Vegan for a Week.} Would you kill a chicken? I suspect vegetarians will quickly shudder and answer no, but what about we meat … Continue reading

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Well, did you ever milk a cow?

“Well, did you ever milk a cow? I had the chance one day, but I was all dressed up for Sunday.” — “We Can Talk,” The Band We all gathered round the cow and brushed her, to relax her and … Continue reading

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Connecticut Seasonal Produce: 10 CSA shares

Here are pictures of each of my CSA shares, June through October. We have enjoyed eating through the seasons and seeing the radishes and greens of spring change to the fruits and squashes of fall. More CSA posts: Summer of seasonal … Continue reading

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Summer of seasonal produce and ratatouille too

It’s been great eating fresh, local produce this summer from my CSA share. Here’s a photographic recap of what ripened during June, July, and August in Connecticut. Scroll to the bottom to see a photo of what I received in … Continue reading

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A Bee Hive

It was fun to get to see the bees in the new hive at the farm where I have a CSA share for this year. They were as busy as a … well, they were pretty busy. The farm purchased … Continue reading

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The Farmers Market and the Real Food Pledge

From the frizzy headed drunken woman lettuce to the pasture raised multi-colored chicken eggs, Connecticut’s bounty beckoned at the Edgewood Park Market in New Haven. I was stocking up on produce, whole grain breads, and locally-raised meats in preparation for … Continue reading

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