Saving Traditions

The majority of people around the world are familiar with growing food from seeds; of course, the number is less in developing countries, and less still in urban areas, but overall most people have witnessed the transition from seed to harvested vegetable (or fruit). Fewer people have then saved seeds from that plant they grew…

Buying Local. But not to reduce your carbon footprint.

Late spring in New Hampshire. The tables at the farmers markets are a bit sparse and the attendance is limited to only the most stalwart supporters of local food. There will be a few booths of handmade items, such as leather or jewelry, and a couple of booths selling meat, cheese or milk (the taste…