Tag: community supported agriculture

What’s your Trader Joe’s/Whole Foods “must”?

One of the pleasures Dave and I have enjoyed since moving to Cleveland is the availability of a Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods to shop at.  Whereas before we would stock up during our infrequent trips to these stores, the availability of having them nearby has made the novelty begin to wear off. However, as my brother puts it; “shopping… Read more →

dinner insurance

Ever since my mother-in-law encouraged me to think of November-February as the “cozy months” it’s helped me to think about all the things I enjoy about winter. After our CSA ended I was lamenting the end of fresh lettuce, herbs and all the other weekly goodies we recieved. However, after freezing everything we gleaned recently I am excited about ways… Read more →


This past Saturday, Dave and I scored a trunk-full of free vegetables from the farm we subscribed to! Though our subscription is finished for the year, we took part in an ancient practice called “gleaning” basically harvesting the leftovers from the fields. As we traipsed through the thick black soil scouting for cabbage, swiss chard and carrots we enjoyed the… Read more →

does the beet go on?

I’ve been thinking about the pros and cons of buying a share in a community supported agriculture (CSA) farm since my first year of subscribing has now concluded.. The pick-ups from groundswell farm, my CSA stopped last week with a few hefty butternut squash and some kale as well but now I’m floundering in a sea of indecision of what vegetables… Read more →