Red Acre Farm and Mustardy Mustard Greens

Red Acre Farm and Mustardy Mustard Greens

Red Acre Farm. The Patterson family runs this biodynamic farm in the middle of the desert in southern Utah. They are so grounded and dedicated to what they are doing, they are a blossoming flower in the mess of the corrupt food system. Life is simple here, yet it is never a dull day. Minutes … Continue reading

Food for the Soul

Food for the Soul

I’m sitting here in St George, Utah, indulging in the air-conditioned cafe, taking a break from the 100 degree dry heat. I’m on my way to work on a farm an hour north of here in Cedar City since I have some spare time before I head up north to the Tetons. This past week, … Continue reading

Greetings from Oregon!

Greetings from Oregon!

As you may know, I have decided to move up and out of San Diego for a new job. But this isn’t just a job for me, it’s an adventure! After working on the farm and in a restaurant, this is the next step on my career path. I will be working as a camp … Continue reading

PEDAL: A Farm to Table Bike Tour, #1

PEDAL: A Farm to Table Bike Tour, #1

PEDAL, Tour #1, February 16th, 2013 Stopped at: Suzie’s Farm, K-Pasta, Leroy’s, and The Lion’s Share Cheers to the 6 people that joined me on the maiden voyage of PEDAL! We cycled over 15 miles on a sunny San Diego-winter day, eating, drinking, socializing, and above all, celebrating food from seed to plate. It was … Continue reading

Get on a farm!

Get on a farm!

See where your food is grown. Get your hands in the soil. Feel the breeze in your hair. Take a bite and feel a bit of dirt in your mouth. This is living!

GROWING food is life!

GROWING food is life!

Hey ya’ll! I’m gonna be a farmer! Myself and two other kindred souls are going to be apprentices for Suzie’s Farm. We will rise early, stepping foot onto the fields at the crack of dawn to learn everything there is to know about all of the challenges, rewards and everything in between on this expanding … Continue reading

Sexified Spring Rolls

These have been my go-to meal for the past few weeks. Yes folks, I’ve been busy. Between working two jobs, attending a nutrition course, spending time with friends, and doing the sporadic load of laundry, let’s just say I haven’t been spending enough time in the kitchen. And that’s okay because I can always make … Continue reading

Super-Green Super-Good Breakfast Puddin’

Pudding for breakfast? Yes! Once you taste this and feel the energy, you’ll be as excited as I am about it. This puddin’ is simple to prepare, delicious and satisfying. Chock full of superfoods, living enzymes, potassium, “good fats” that will lower your cholesterol, vitamin C, fiber and vitamin A, there ain’t no better way … Continue reading

Da Whole Carrot Salad

One of the most often asked questions when I’m working at the farmers’ market is “Can you eat the carrot greens?” Answer: “Absolutely!” And please do. I use the greens like an herb in dressings and in dips. The greens are high in chlorophyll- which is great for oxygen supply to your blood. And of … Continue reading