Monday, June 8, 2009

Food Independence Day


"This July 4th, let's declare our food independence by sourcing the ingredients for our holiday meals as locally, sustainably and deliciously as possible and let's ask our nation's first families to do the same"
Visit www.foodindependenceday.org for more info.

I have been severely neglecting this blog lately, due to my new job as Market Manager for our local farmers' market in Abingdon, VA. If you are ever in the area, visit our vibrant market, a premier market for this region! I am so proud to be a part of this community, and am enjoying every minute of it! Lots of new and exciting things to learn, and real-life greening to encourage! I'll be around more, don't give up on the blog!

4 comments:

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Gruppie Girl said...

Beautiful photo!

Best of luck with the new job.

Laura said...

Thanks for posting the Food Independence Day site. I've been meaning to check into our local farmer's market, but have put if off. Thanks for the reminder that I can get the best veggies from there!

p.s. email me and tell me about The Motherhood website. I just found it and it looks interesting. laura3j4@yahoo.com.
Thanks!

Green Fundraising said...

Great idea for the holiday! We have a new produce market that sources locally in our area, so we are really fortunate to be able to buy locally now!