Hello friends! I hope you’ve had a good week so far. We’re so glad you stopped by to visit us at the Friday Frenzy Link Party! We appreciate your visits every week, and can hardly wait to see what yummy recipe, or fun craft you brought to link up.
With Springtime finally here, many of us are getting our gardens ready for planting. Or, if you live in an area where you cant plant anything, then maybe you’re starting to search out farmers markets, or signing up for CSA’s. When it comes to produce, are you confused from all of the articles and reports out there on what’s safe to eat, and what isn’t? Is it really necessary to eat fruits and vegetables in season?
There are plenty of reasons to eat produce that is in season.
Local, in season produce is fresher and taste better: It makes sense that fruits and vegetables that are obtained from local sources would be fresher and taste better, than food that has been trucked or flown in from thousands of miles away.
Local Foods Usually Have Less Environmental Impact: Produce shipped from thousands of miles away, leads to a big carbon footprint for that little bunch of herbs you just bought.
Local Foods Preserve Green Space & Farmland: Buying foods grown and raised closer to where you live, helps maintain farmland and green space in your area. Continue reading
Things are picking up and getting busy on our homestead now that warmer weather is here. My daughter and I are busy prepping our garden, my husband is working on rebuilding a fifth wheel camper we got for a fantastic deal, and we’ve had lots of fun shopping for gardening supplies. Since we’re staying busy, and things are starting to turn so pretty for Spring, I thought it would be fun to share our adventures in a weekly photo post. Follow us on our adventures and see what we’ve been up to!