ReLocavore: Redefining "local"

A locavore moves from Wisconsin to New Hampshire and rediscovers what "local" means.

Back from the Heartland

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This is as local as it gets, folks... Mom's garden peas.

This is as local as it gets, folks… Mom’s garden peas.

We’re back from Wisconsin. You can look forward to a LOT of wonderful posts about local eating in Wisconsin. I also took over an hour of video at the Saturday Dane County Farmer’s Market on cheese curds, hot spicy cheesy bread, and the market itself. I hope to post videos over the next two weeks.

I did come across this piece from my RSS feeds and though y’all might like to read about the State of the CSA from Modern Farmer.

“Everyone who is helping develop marketing channels that keep local farms in business deserves a place at the table. It’s just important to recognize that these are businesses, not community-run projects or social ventures,” said Just Food’s Berger. “CSA provides a greater social benefit for the broader community.”

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4 thoughts on “Back from the Heartland

  1. I do believe those are Smother’s snow peas. I made pork stir fry with them last night. Your father said I outdid myself. I love snowpeas!

  2. Great article. Thanks so much for the link.

  3. Tammy, what model is your CSA? We moved from a 95% CSA (they sold seed potatoes) to a 50/50 CSA. We were disappointed to hear that the wholesalers and local restaurants got first dibs on the good stuff like garlic scapes and ramps…

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