Tag Archives: local

The Whole Chick-Fil-A thing

Our family is participating in the boycott against Chic-Fil-A, not that it makes much of a difference because I never eat there anyhow. The food (and i use that term lightly) is unhealthy and it doesn’t taste that great. I … Continue reading

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Results of used Christmas

I promised I’d post them, then I didn’t.  But here they are now!  See that fire truck behind the stockings, the toy train in front of that red and white striped package, and the bench with Elmo on it?  All … Continue reading

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Finding Local Food and products

I’m a big fan of buying local.  Part of it is because I believe I live in the best place in the world, and therefore all products that come from my local area must also be the best.  I also … Continue reading

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My ambitious Christmas goal

I, like No Impact Man, consider buying used to be the superior green shopping choice over buying organic or something like that. He and I think so (as if we sat down together to come to this conclusion) because a) … Continue reading

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The rest of my responsible eating goals (because I can sum these up quickly)

Organic vs. local.  What do you choose?  Personally, I don’t think it matters much, especially because around here its pretty easy to get food that is both organic and local.  But I chose to go for organic over local.  Why?  … Continue reading

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Happy long weekend!

For those of you who don’t know, I work four tens (four days a week, ten hours a day), which means every weekend is a three day weekend for me. Because I work for the government, they also always give … Continue reading

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Responsible Eating

Americans, they say, have no connection to their food anymore.  We go to the store, we buy it, and most of the time its processed crap that we don’t even know whats in it (mostly petroleum products, in case you’re … Continue reading

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