~On my last trip to the grocery store (Mariano’s, my favorite!) I went home with items I had on my list and a few that weren’t. One of those was a dragon fruit. As strange as it was sitting in my cart next to the dried apricots and packages of Noosa yoghurt, there were good… Continue reading Enter the Dragon (fruit)
~Last year I discovered VeggieFest, a unique lifestyle festival honoring those who have the courage to refrain from meat. This time around I wanted to take my boyfriend with me to share in the experience. Truth be told, it didn’t go as well as I had imagined. The ran fell on our proverbial parade (it… Continue reading Return to VeggieFest: 2017 edition
~To my dear readers, whether you’re joining me for the first time or a returning reader: I first want to say I’m sorry if you felt like I ditched you or fell off the face of the planet, or, God forbid, gave up on farmer’s markets. I took a break from blogging and the markets… Continue reading Hello out there…
** Some of the images in this post may be disturbing to some readers. Viewer discretion is advised** ~I was originally planning to post this on Earth Day, but something of this magnitude shouldn’t be reserved for just one day. It’s astonishing how reliant we’ve become on plastic, so much so that Americans throw out… Continue reading Pitch the Plastic
~For the past year or so I’ve been on the hunt for duck eggs. Searching market after market with no luck, my hope was starting to dwindle. It wasn’t until a few weeks ago when I finally hit the jackpot, but it wasn’t at a farmer’s market. They came from my boss! When he’s not… Continue reading What the duck (eggs)
~Yesterday I attended a rather interesting and informative festival of sorts. The Bluestem Earth Festival celebrates and brings attention to various environmental issues & topics such as recycling, water conservation, fair trade and endangered species. One group that I had a particular interest in was Citizens Against Ruining the Environment (CARE). They had various flyers… Continue reading Bluestem Earth Festival 2017
~May marks the spot as being the first anniversary of The Garden Goddess! I can’t believe it! 😃 To go from a novel idea to a noble passion, I’ve really learned a lot along the way. Not only about food and the environment, but about myself as well. I’ve also met some incredible people along… Continue reading One Year Blogiversary!