January 22, 2012
It’s ski season, so this week’s Sunday Sign brings us a few fun facts about the Telluride Gondola, which is actually a free public transportation system, not a “ski lift.” It’s also 100% wind-powered. The Gondola connects the the towns of Telluride and Mountain Village. More information on the Telluride Gondola The Sunday Sign […]
October 10, 2011
Here’s an extremely healthy and seasonal dish I made on Sunday: Baked Acorn Squash Ingredients & cost: One acorn squash: $3.08 (organic, purchased at Whole Foods, cost at farmers market is approximately 1/2 of this price based on price check last week, but this week I didn’t make it to the farmers market) One […]
October 9, 2011
This week’s Sunday Sign is rather small—it marks the covered bridge across the Squam River in Ashland, New Hampshire. Built in 1990, the Squam Bridge isn’t an historic covered bridge. But it is significant because it represents the idea and values of the residents of Ashland, New Hamphsire. Rather than replace an existing condemned bridge […]
August 19, 2011
I don't recall precisely when Chef Tres Jackson launched Epiphany but it instantly became my favorite after my first meal there. From the outset, Epiphany and Chef Tres Jackson focused on local foods and suppliers that used sustainable-production methods.
August 16, 2011
I found this little critter in my back yard today. Welcome, garter snake. Consumer of rodents and all manner of insects and such that I probably don’t want in my yard or garden. You’re certainly a pretty, fashionable thing, neon green stripes and all. I’m not generally snake-phobic so I left it alone. I like […]
July 17, 2011
I met Richard Harvell, owner of Oak Hill Angus at the Homegrown Alabama Farmers Market in Tuscaloosa a few days ago. Mr. Harvell raises grassfed, antibiotic- and hormone-free Black Angus cattle at his family-owned farm in Eutaw, Alabama. We create the society and culture we want to live in by the choices we make every day, in the products we choose to purchase and the foods we choose to eat.