Don’t you just hate to open the fridge only to find your expensive, local, or organic vegetables limp and rotting in plastic bags, or in your crisper drawer? Do you hate the idea of wasting food, time and money as much as I do? Do you sincerely want to eat more fresh vegetables, but have…

Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead….NOT!

Recently I was very touched that a friend posted this on her FB wall : “‘Good, fresh, organic and local food costs more, but it has value,’ she says. ‘Anything with value will cost more, and that value is not getting sick.’ The preventative measure of eating healthy may cost more, but it’s an investment…

Salad: The Good Addiction

    “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” -Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food “Make a week’s worth of salad at a time. It’s the good addiction.” -Sally Erickson, Founder of Vejibag     Eat more raw vegetables. We all know we should.  And we’d like to. In my world there is nothing like…

Water and Cloth

How does a simple idea overturn a negative trend in the world of fresh food? How will this simple idea – preserving vegetables by storing them in damp cloth – reverse the trend of GM and/or petroleum-based plastic waste that is the current and  accelerating standard in fruit and vegetable marketing?  What will be the…

We’re not all alike. I have loved salad for most of the last twenty years, maybe more.  Not so, my husband and best friend Tim Bennett.  He grew up a meat and white-carbs guy. (photo credit ) Tim and I met when he was in his late forties. All of his life he had eaten…

Let the great cottage industry rumpus begin….

Recently, three of us spent a couple of hours in a vejibag construction training session…our first! For a cottage industry, this was a turning point. What a sweet time that was! As we took turns sewing our way through the process and trouble-shooting tricky spots as they arose, we talked about how many tiny details…

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