5 Reason Why I Love Local Farming

  Hey guys! You’ve probably heard me talk before about Crabtree Farms in Chattanooga and my experiences there, along with some recipes I’ve made thanks to their plentiful harvest! Well, this year I have signed up to be in their CSA, which stands for Community Supporting Agriculture. This is different from just volunteering because once a week […]

Farmers Market

I love Farmer’s Markets. The hub bub of families anxious to buy their week of groceries. The happy smile of vendors enthusiastic about their crops. The beautiful colors and smells of fresh produce. …ahhh it’s a delight! Recently I started volunteering at a local market in Chattanooga (pictured above). It’s been a blast so far, […]

Harvesting Kale

This week, my sister-in-law Cyan (pictured above) and I harvested all the kale from mine and Cobalt‘s fall garden. We had planted the twenty-five seedlings in the yard in early September 2012, but since they barely grew over winter (we discovered the winter sun’s angle JUST misses the kale patch during these months), Cobalt and […]

All About Autumn: Our Garden Update

I don’t know about you, but fall happens to be my favorite season. The smells, sights, tastes, sounds and weather are so full of surprises and so much different from summer’s! I love drinking hot tea, hot chocolate or chai tea lattes on a brisk morning; sledding on colorful, crunchy leaves; feeling the cold air […]

Garden Pictures from Beginning ’til Now

This year has been so much fun starting our very own garden!! Below is a gallery of pictures of our garden from the beginning until now. Feel free to click on any picture to view the slideshow. (Press “ESC” to return to my blog.) I’m so excited to share them with you all! Like it? […]

Our Garden Update: Finally Growing Again!

ROMA TOMATOES SWEET PEPPERS Our garden is VERY slowly but surely growing! These are the most recent pictures of the Roma tomatoes and sweet peppers (compared to the picture in early May). They’re a bit small compared to the what they’re supposed to be by now – fruitful. But the heat has definitely gotten to […]