What the Hell are We Eating?

"We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons." - Alfred E. Newman I've been trying to eat less meat lately, especially after a study released in late June revealed that going vegetarian can halve your diet's carbon footprint. After challenging myself [...]

Spring Weekend on the Farm

From May 17-19, I celebrated a special kind of anniversary. I had been WWOOFing (volunteering on an organic farm) for a year. After making 4 visits to the same organic farm, Raven Crest Botanicals, its safe to say that I am in love. My friend Susanna's beautiful, natural nook in Berne, New York will always [...]

Winter Visit to the Farm

In between my old job and my new job, I went up to Raven Crest Botanicals for a long weekend. The farm is so beautiful, especially under a blanket of snow. We didn't do any planting or harvesting, but went into town for project materials and into Albany for a showing of the film Her...and [...]