By Mindy McIntosh-Shetter
The other day I was surfing the net and came across two new terms that I as not familiar with.
So being curious, I looked more into these terms.
The words describe very similar practices that include hyper-local food and Locavore but to me it all meant the same and that is survival.
Growing up my family and I grew what we could, u-picked what we could not, and splurged on the rest. My mom never canned but our freezers were always full of homemade jams, jellies, assorted vegetables and fruits.
My great uncle always raised a beef for us and it was a tradition to go to their farm in the late fall, play cards and pick up the beef. What great memories that instilled in me of home, hearth, family, and a way of life that is disappearing.
The bullseye diet and the one-block diet, both utilize Read the rest of this entry »