Category Archives: local food

Bread….better with beer.

I am not usually a hoppy beer drinker–I know, all the cool kids are doing it, but it just isn’t for me. I think it might be my overdeveloped sweet tooth. The bitter just isn’t pleasing. But no matter, I … Continue reading

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I was craving a cuban…so I made soup.

I recently made butternut squash soup which really isn’t that extraordinary, except that it was REALLY great. REALLY! It’s just such a perfect thing to make this time of year. I had a small squash that I bought at a … Continue reading

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The Bike Ride

My parents live in rural Indiana approximately 27 miles northwest of Turkey Run State Park. I know this because every year on the first Sunday in October, we ride our bikes there. We have been doing this for years. It … Continue reading

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The importance of a sharp knife.

Just kidding!!! Gotcha didn’t I? Yesterday I picked up some beautiful yellow and red beets at the Indy City Market. Charles and I LOVE beets – I actually introduced them to him, thank you very much! We love their earthiness, … Continue reading

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Urbana’s Market at the Square Opening Day!

Even though it felt like summer for most of March, it is just now officially farmer’s market season! The Market at the square opened Saturday and we stopped by, admittedly a little late, to check things out. We biked/long-boarded over … Continue reading

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Member: Buy Fresh Buy Local Central Illinois

If you were brave enough (or foolish) like me and put seeds in the ground a few weeks ago then it won’t be long until you too will have mouth-watering fresh home grown lettuce, spinach, swiss chard, carrots, broccoli, potatoes, … Continue reading

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