It’s Farmers Market Season!

The lengthening days and warmer temps are finally here, and that means it’s time to enjoy some fresh seasonal produce! There are several farmers markets to visit in Fairfield and our neighboring towns, all of which are vital sources of income for the growers that attend, and a perfect opportunity to get the bulk ofContinue reading “It’s Farmers Market Season!”

Support Local Farms- Join a CSA!

The pandemic has driven home the importance of having a stable local food system.  Many people were affected by supply shortages of one kind or another, and we all became keenly aware of how disruptions to our supply chains can cause a great deal of anxiety if not scarcity of resources.  For many people, thisContinue reading “Support Local Farms- Join a CSA!”

Spring into Gear with Seeds!

With a little bit of know-how and adventurous spirit, home gardening can be a very economical way to grow nutritious food for yourself, get you outside for some fresh air, and solidify your connection to the nature in your own backyard.  Starting your own plants from seed is the most economical way to fill outContinue reading “Spring into Gear with Seeds!”

Easy Vegan: Ditch Dairy Without Sacrifice

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: “Eliminating animal products from my diet is too difficult because…”

-I can’t locate a substitute
-There aren’t enough options to choose from
-Dairy alternatives are too expensive

If this sounds like you or someone you know, have no fear! Below are some great options to replace dairy in common foods with ZERO sacrifice. Yup, you read that right.

Start the New Year with Veganuary

Many Americans start the new year with a resolution, but few tend to stick with them. If eating healthier, or ethically, is on your radar for 2021, “Veganuary” is a great way to set a relatively simple goal with reasonable expectations.

But what is “Veganuary?” Simply put, it’s a challenge to avoid eating animals and animal byproducts for the month of January. Over one million people have participated in Veganuary since 2014 in more than 192 countries around the world.

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