locally-grown fruits and vegetables

Organic Food Delivery: Fresher, Faster … Better?

Ginny Figlar Colón by Ginny Figlar Colón | October 11th, 2011 | 6 Comments
topic: Green Living, Healthy Eating | tags: csa, delivery, eat local, eat organic, eating, farm, farmers markets, fresh, healthy, home, kale, local, local food, locally-grown fruits and vegetables, lose-weight, organic, Organics to You, produce, produce delivery, recipes, weight-loss

Fall Produce DeliveryI’ve lost a pound in four days, and we’ve eaten healthy, organic meals the past three nights.

New diet? Nope. I just signed us up for organic produce home delivery.

I received my first delivery this week, and it’s already delivering much more than I had hoped for: a reason to try new recipes, eating fruits and vegetables I’ve never ventured to buy in the grocery store (hello, kale!), and losing weight in the process.

Also, I swear, the carrots just taste better.

Local vs. Organic vs. Just Really, Really Cheap

Jessica Harlan by Jessica Harlan | June 14th, 2007 | No Comments
topic: Green Living, Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating | tags: Atlanta, farmers market, local food, local vs. organic, locally-grown fruits and vegetables, locavore, sustainable seafood

As you can probably imagine, I’m a sucker for farmers’ markets. Even (or, perhaps, especially) when I’m in another country, miles from my kitchen, I love wandering through the rows of stalls, admiring the ripe, colorful produce and imagining what dishes I’d concoct with them.