Although some days it still doesn’t feel like it, it’s officially spring, which means now is the time to consider joining a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. CSA programs offer a weekly share of garden produce, and in some cases, additional products like eggs, meat, flowers, or canned goods, in exchange for a lump sum … Continue reading Time to order your fresh, local summer veggies!
As many of you know, our Montana Meals August challenge was to prepare and enjoy a meal made entirely from Montana food. The last two Montana Meals Six Nutritional Tenets are to Take Advantage of all the wonderful foods that are grown in Montana and Enjoy Your Food! The focus of the August Challenge definitely intended to draw focus … Continue reading A Montana Meal
In a recent post (Home Grown Montana), I suggest considering seasonality when planning meals. Neal’s response to my suggestion? “The only foods that I know when they’re in season are watermelons in August--because there was a Watermelon Festival in Arkansas when I was growing up-- and pumpkins around Halloween.” While amusing, Neal’s response reminded me that it’s … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season (for Fruits and Veggies!)
It was 40 degrees and sunny here in Bozeman on Saturday--just the kind of day to make a person think that spring is right around the corner. I know that we still have several weeks of winter ahead of us in Montana, but the sunshine on Saturday had me day-dreaming about the start of the … Continue reading Home Grown Montana!