• Local Food

    Got Roots? Columbus Home Ec Does!

    by  • March 4, 2013 • Events, Featured, home ec, Local Food • 4 Comments

    carrot syrup drink

    The theme of February’s Home Ec gathering was Got Roots? The tasting table in Columbus this month included a delightful variety of roots and preparations, showing off just how adaptable this vegetable family is. We were treated to home-grown sunchokes aka Jerusalem artichokes from Como Yarden, served roasted with other roots in a home-grown pepper...

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    Bison Jerky – A High Protein Snack {Recipe}

    by  • January 25, 2013 • Featured, Local Food, Meat, Preserving, Recipes, Recipes & Meals • 5 Comments

    dried bison jerky recipe

    Jerky. This unattractive but nutritionally dense snack is something my family often neglects for months at a time. Then we’ll remember and binge on homemade meat treats again. Jerky appeals to the current paleo, low-carb, and low-fat diets. It’s also free of most allergens and simple to make without extra equipment; we made it...

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