farmers market · fruits · organic · veggies

Aurora Farmers’ Market Opening Day 2022

~I don’t know what I would do without Facebook. Not only can I keep with my friends and family, but it also tells me of these great events, such as the Farmers’ Market in downtown Aurora, IL this past weekend. This was my first market of the season, and it was awesome! There were quite… Continue reading Aurora Farmers’ Market Opening Day 2022

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Market Discovery! Lisle French Market

~ If it wasn’t for Facebook I would not have known about the Lisle French Market. This market was my first time visiting and, if I’m being honest, left little to be desired. The market comprised of 12 vendors, which is one of the smallest markets I’ve been to, selling homemade breads & pies, upcycled… Continue reading Market Discovery! Lisle French Market

fruits · healthy eating · Hot Topic · organic · vegan

Beyond guac: discovering the versitility of avocados

~Avocados have long been associated with being part of a healthy diet, due to its abundance of healthy fats and other essential nutrients. This green fruit has surged in popularity in the past few years, so much so that it has its own niche brunch item: avocado toast. To be honest, I was skeptical about… Continue reading Beyond guac: discovering the versitility of avocados

healthy eating · Hot Topic · organic · vegan

Here goes nothing: my experience with plant based pasta

~Sometimes when I go grocery shopping, and I don't know what to make for dinner, I end up wandering the aisles hoping that something will pop out at me, waiting to be transformed into a delicious meal. Last week while grocery shopping, I ended up in the pasta aisle and found something that caught my… Continue reading Here goes nothing: my experience with plant based pasta

farmers market · healthy eating · Healthy Living · organic · veggies

Behind the Scenes at Drover’s Trail

~A couple of weeks ago I had the awesome opportunity to travel to the farm of one of my favorite market vendors: Drover's Trail Natural Farms. They are a family run business operating on a 100+ year old farm rich in history and delicious vegetables. One of the owners, Koren Finnestad, took me on a… Continue reading Behind the Scenes at Drover’s Trail