~Today was the day I’ve been waiting an entire year for: opening day of the Frankfort farmer’s market!!! This is my Christmas! I’ve been counting down the days for weeks and it finally came, but at a small price that I was willing to pay. This weekend the weather has been nothing but cold and… Continue reading A soggy start to market season
~I had been curious about Thrive Market, a website where you can buy everything organic, vegan, paleo, gluten-free, etc. since I saw a commercial for it a while ago. I was just as excited shopping online as I was shopping at Fresh Thyme (which I need to visit again). Not only could you buy food, there was… Continue reading Here goes nothing: Shopping on Thrive Market
~Here it is, the post you’ve all (or most of you) been waiting for: my experience of the Fresh Thyme Farmers Market! But before I jump into my formal review, I’d like to take some time and talk about my most recent trip to the Downers Grove farmers market. It was a rainy and dreary… Continue reading My review of Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
~With farmer’s market season wrapping up, I have to find new things to blog about. Until farmer’s season picks up again, I’ll be blogging about healthy living (food, lifestyle, etc). My first healthy living post will be featuring the Larabar, a new type of heath bar circulating store shelves. Today while at my local CVS… Continue reading Here goes nothing: I try a Larabar
~No, this post isn’t about a farmer’s market, but rather an interesting festival I attended today. VeggieFest celebrates vegetarians, vegan, raw/paleo, organic, and gluten-free food and the lifestyle that encompasses it. Hundreds of people, including myself, battled through the heat and humidity to sample a unique variety of vegetarian foods, watch cooking demos, and listen… Continue reading VeggieFest 2016
~Waterfall Glen Soap Company is a unique shop that makes handcrafted soaps, body lotions & butters, and offers unique items from the Dead Sea. There are several things I like about this company, and I shall break it down for you. #1: Their slogan ‘Share the Goodness’ is true in every sense of the word.… Continue reading Sharing the Goodness
~As promised, I did visit a new farmer’s market, this time in Downers Grove, IL. I had chosen this particular location because it was one of the few farmer’s markets that were currently operating. I was immediately impressed with this market for its wider selection of fresh produce and for having stalls with handmade crafts… Continue reading Even MORE granola goodness!