• Farm & Market Tours

    Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market

    by  • May 15, 2014 • Farm & Market Tours, Featured • 0 Comments

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    Lil and I needed to pick up vegetables for dinner yesterday and decided to visit the Uptown Westerville Farmers’ Market. The market is held on Wednesday afternoons at the corner of North State and East Home streets. It is a small market but highly selective about vendors, choosing the best vegetable growers, meat farmers,...

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    Columbus Urban Chicken Coop Tour

    by  • March 10, 2013 • City Chickens, Farm Tours, Featured • 3 Comments

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    Over one hundred guests toured urban chicken coops around central Ohio today. Generous hosts provided information, chicken-themed snacks, and viewing of many breeds. The coops included creatively re-purposed materials and a variety of solutions to common problems like predators, small spaces, and the chickens’ need to forage. As I dropped of shoe covers to...

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    Learn With Me – Winter Classes 2013

    by  • January 14, 2013 • Events, Farm Tours, Featured • 4 Comments

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    After a hiatus from teaching to work on unpacking at our new home, I am excited to begin offering classes again. This winter I will teach hands-on cooking classes at Franklin Park Conservatory, homesteading discussions at City Folk’s Farm Shop, demonstrations at the Clintonville Farmers’ Market, and a workshop at the Ohio Ecological Food...

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    Orange Farmers and Artisans Market California {Silent Sunday}

    by  • January 6, 2013 • Farm & Market Tours, Featured, Travel • 1 Comment

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    Olde Towne Orange Farmers and Artisans Market: local pursuing-organic citrus and avocados, succulent and fruit plants, Guerilla Beekeepers honey from rescued bees, Milkman curated cheese and dairy products, tropical fruit, Front Porch popsicles in shirt sleeves in January,  a brilliant scavenger hunt to keep kids busy and learning, Carlsbad Aquafarm cultivated native oysters (best...

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