~~~~~ Are you too busy to cook? Or maybe you haven’t a lot of experience in the kitchen so you don’t cook much and/or you’re not able to create an enticing variety of culinary magic when you are in the heart of your home, e.g.; the kitchen. Or maybe you love to cook and you … Continue reading Mindful Cooking For Better Eating (Thoughts On My Rong Ai Knife)
~~~~~ Tecolote Farm has just started their second half of this season’s CSA and time is going by so quickly. If you recollect from the first installment, too, I promised a second essay in order to share the whole of my interview with Katie. Now is the perfect time to share! What’s what here … Continue reading Tecolote Farm Talks to Two Hearts Wellness: No to the GMO and Yes to Yum
If you ponder it, we are truly fortunate here in Austin because there is a wealth of options for organic produce and a thriving array of community-supported agriculture operations. But with many options comes the vexing need to make choices. So how do you decide which farm to follow and what happens once you choose one?
As for me…I had a neighbor, Rowan, who subscribed to the CSA and the sight of her weekly basket made me a convert. It has been three years now and I joyfully renew each season. The vegetables are that good and—just as important—it feels to me like there is a real relationship and community when I’m part of this CSA. Plus, I’m a health coach, an Asian bodywork therapist (Chinese tui na-style), and a personal trainer. Of course I’m going to be all about the organic vegetables!
We all have our Tecolote Farm stories, don’t we?
What caught my eye first was the beauty of the basket and its contents each week. What made me stay are the connections I’ve made with Tecolote, with my hub pick-up friends, and with other subscribers. There really is a sense of community that is part and parcel of this particular CSA operation. And recently, I reached out to Katie and asked her some Continue reading “Tecolote Farm: A Conversation about Community, Owls, and Sorrel”