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One last Food Day Event
Tuesday, November 04, 2014      2 comments

For the last few years we have held a forum on the Importance of Local Food Production. this year we held two forums back to back. The other was Food Justice. We were lucky enough to have someone videoing the first. U hope you enjoy! ... Read more
Edgartown Ghost Tour
Monday, November 03, 2014      6 comments

Edgartown was established in 1889 in an area just north of what was to become Ft Pierce. This area was completely uninhabited but for Seminole Indians and lots of mosquitoes. Most of the houses built during this time are still in place today.... Read more
Food Day Memory Meal at Varri Green Farm
Friday, October 31, 2014      4 comments

On Sunday, October 19, in celebration of Food Day Slow Food Chapter Gold & Treasure Coast held a Memory Meal with Farmer Sal Varri as host. ... Read more
Food Day. Future Chefs Competition!
Wednesday, October 29, 2014      3 comments

Saturday October 18, 2014 Slow Food Gold & Treasure Coast in cooperation with the Downtown Ft. Pierce Farmerís Market and the St Lucie County Schools Culinary Arts Council held a competition between area schools culinary arts classes. ... Read more
Missed Everyone
Thursday, September 11, 2014      14 comments

Hello to you all, I am finally back to Sparking and hope to remain. Most of you know I have been very sick for the past 30 days, but mending fast now and so happy to be back with everyone. Unfortunately I will not be able to respond to eac... Read more
Fathers Day
Monday, June 16, 2014      14 comments

We had a great Father's Day with our daughter and her significant other They won't be thanking me for posting this picture of them. We were at Uncle Carlos Gelato, yum! Afte... Read more
Give Up
Saturday, June 14, 2014      6 comments

Our BLC Challenge team has initiated a give up each week. (Giving up something we know is not good for up) I have chosen wheat for the first one and a nap for the second. The wheat has been going smoothly, I am enjoying quinoa pasta and lettuce... Read more
Food Traditions
Sunday, June 01, 2014      9 comments

Food is always a part of any family tradition. Think back to your childhood, all major celebrations included food. Christmas and Thanksgiving, big family meals together ... Read more
Saturday, May 31, 2014      15 comments

It is June already, the first of this year I set a goal to lose 20 lbs by Sept., it shouldn't have been too difficult, 9 months to do it in that is roughly 1/2 a pound a week. Yet, here I sit at almost zero weight loss. My clothes are looser a... Read more
Our Shining Stars
Friday, May 30, 2014      6 comments

This has been such a wonderful challenge, I am so very happy to have continued the friendships from the fall and winter teams and to have made so many new friends during this spring round. I am hoping to see all of you back for the Summer round... Read more
Eating Real Food
Thursday, May 29, 2014      14 comments

After much reading on the subject, I have formed the opinion that most Americans do not eat real food, they eat 'food like' substances. Manufactured by 'big food' industries that are more concerned with "stomach time" than they are nutrition. ... Read more
Prescribed Burns
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      6 comments

In the area of Florida I live in we have a large amount of piney woods, within these woods are wetlands which are part of a watershed leading to a savanna. Periodically these woods need to be burned to prevent out of control wild fires. Last ... Read more
School Gardens
Tuesday, May 27, 2014      13 comments

As a leader in the Slow Food Community where I live, my goal is to have a garden in every school. This past year we (Slow Food) have helped several schools realize the need to show children where their food comes from. Many children have no id... Read more
Do You Know What a Food Desert is?
Monday, May 26, 2014      13 comments

But do you know how many children are brought up in the United States having the corner gas station as their sole food supply? These people are usually among the poorest, they have no transportation to a farmers market or even a regular grocery... Read more
Spring Shooting Stars
Sunday, May 25, 2014      6 comments

Our Spring Shooting Stars has been so supportive of other members, they have been an awesome group. I love the way they step up and join the conversations, participate in the challenges and postings. great group and I hope to see you all in th... Read more

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