Locavore odds and ends: By this time next week, there will be farmers markets!

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Earlier this week, I posted the opening dates for farmers markets in South Jersey that open in May. On Wednesday, May 1, the Westmont Farmers Market will kick off the season, followed closely by the Collingswood Farmers Market the following Saturday morning. It’s a beautiful Saturday morning as I type this, and I wish there […]

It’s almost here! The Food Bank’s Just Peachy Salsa has a debut date

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Over the winter, I started reading the buzz about a new business The Food Bank of South Jersey was diving into – the salsa business. It’s a brilliant idea. Peaches from NJ farms that are too bruised or otherwise damaged to be sold usually end up going to waste. The Just Peachy Salsa initiative is rescuing […]

Locavore odds and ends: This gypsy’s staying put for a while

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I’ve been contentedly wandering like a gypsy lately. I’ve been to Canada with my family, Guatemala with the Rainforest Alliance, Cape May with my husband, and down to Maryland to spend time with a friend. I’ve been living out of a suitcase for the better part of the summer, and it’s been great. But, it’s […]