WEEK 7:Integrated Pest Management

  Food this week was mostly purchased while out of the house, other than fruit, carrot sticks, and yogurt.  I’ve tried to drop the organic over nothing mentality, but I still felt residual guilt knowing that most this food hosts a lot of food miles and comes from unknown sources. Also it was the first…

Millburn Orchards

I’ll start off this week’s blog post by saying, I REALLY enjoyed the field trip to Milburn Orchards. Part of Milburn Orchard’s venture into agri-tainement—a somewhat recent trend of farm-based entertainment—is a well stocked petting zoo. There were pigs, chickens, roosters, guineas, goats, and a beautiful Lady Godiva-like cow. They were all wonderful, muddy, and…

Week 6: Decoding the USDA organic label

Taste of India…the plate included paneer butter masala, garlic naan, onion pakora, aloo gobi, chana dal, and masala chai. This was the best meal I’ve had in weeks. I possess the skills to cook, but lack the will. On average I subsist on a mixture of yogurt, cereal, fruit, and crudités. Taking this class however has inspired me…