Fri, 24 August 2018
LH 158: Eating Local and Getting to Know Your Local Farmer
This week’s episode is about discovering INCREDIBLE flavors...locally.
Host Theresa Loe brought back organic, foodie-farmer Andrea Bemis of Tumbleweed Farm to discuss a national project she's spearheading that's all about exploring what it really means to eat local.
The premise is simple...
We may already be eating some locally-sourced fruits and veggies. But when we look at ALL the ingredients used to create our meals, there are probably many items we know nothing about.
Even Andrea (who is an organic farmer), didn't know the source of every ingredient in her pantry. So she decided to use herself and her farm team in an experiment. And it's opening up a whole new world for her.
And Andrea would love for all of us to join in this exploration of local flavor as well.
But don't worry...
This is not about being perfect or even feeling guilty about buying things from far away. The idea here is is be more AWARE of what we're putting on our table...even if it's only for a few weeks.
And by being more aware, we can be more intensional with our food choices going forward.
Andrea tells us about how her own surprising reality check when it came to food choices and how she is now discovering more amazing flavors right in her own area.
And you'll learn about the impact your own food choices has on the environment and food production going forward.
You will learn:
As always, you can get links to more information in the show notes at www.LivingHomegrown.com/158 as well as a full transcript of the show.
This episode was brought to you by Theresa's membership site: The Living Homegrown Institute where you get access to an entire library of masterclass on everything from growing organic food to making your own cheese, yogurt and fermented vegetables. Go to www.Livinghomegrown.com/PATH to learn more.
Fri, 17 August 2018
LH 157: The Magic Of Vintage Books
Host Theresa Loe has been collecting vintage books since she was a kid. And on today's episode, she wants to share her tips and tricks for getting the best value from vintage garden books, cookbooks and even old canning books.
Vintage books are real treasures. And they're a great source of inspiration and ideas that you just can't find anywhere else.
On today's episode, you'll learn:
As always, you get a full listing of notes and resources at www.LivingHomegrown.com as well as a full transcript of the episode.
This episode was brought to you by Theresa's Living Homegrown Institute which is a membership site to help you live farm fresh without the farm. Inside the Institute, you have access to an entire library of masterclasses for everything from organic gardening and raising chickens to fermenting food and making cheese and yogurt at home. Go to www.LivingHomegrown.com/PATH for more information
Sun, 12 August 2018
156: Farm-Fresh Living Made Easier
Do you know how you feel when you get a new garden, or kitchen tool, and you love it so much you just have to tell everybody? That's what today's episode is ALL about!
I'm sharing my favorite things that make farm-fresh living easier.
This isn't one of those sponsored episodes where all the products I talk about were sent to me for free in exchange for an endorsement.
I would never do that.
Everything I'm sharing with you today was paid for with my own money, and I've used them for years. I just want to share them because some of these things you may not have heard of yet. And I really enjoy using them around my garden, in my kitchen, and at my farmstead.
I would love to hear about some of your favorite farm-fresh things. After you listen, tell me about them below in the comments, or over on my new Instagram account that's just for @LivingHomegrown.
You will learn:
As always, you can get more information including a free PDF with ALL the links to the resources mentioned at: www.LivingHomegrown.com/156 as well as a full transcript of the episode.
This episode was brought to you by Theresa's membership site: The Living Homegrown Institute where you get access to an entire library of classes taught by experts in organic gardening, fermentation and farm-fresh living. Go to www.LivingHomegrown.com/courses for more info
Sat, 4 August 2018
Throwing A Party With Real Food
It's summertime and delicious flavor is EVERYWHERE right now.
There's yummy seasonal flavor at the farmer's market and it may even be in our own backyards (if we grow our own food).
What better way to enjoy that incredible flavor of in-season produce than by throwing a party with friends and family??
On today’s episode, host Theresa Loe brought back Ashley English to chat about simple seasonal eating - especially when we're throwing a party!
They chat about some fun and new ways to make throwing a party with organic food EASY and FUN.
This is NOT about you doing all the work and feeling overwhelmed. It’s about enjoying the people you invite over while you all enjoy the food.
Oh! And Ashley shares a recipe for making homemade plum liqueur.
Let's drink to that!
You will learn:
As always, you can get all the links mentioned and the free PDF printout of the Plum Liqueur recipe and the full transcript over at: www.LivingHomegrown.com/155
This episode was brought to you by Theresa's Living Homegrown Institute where you have access to a whole library of classes to live a farm fresh lifestyle. You can learn more about the institute and all of Theresa's other classes over at: www.LivingHomegrown.com/courses