According to a research, the average kitchen wastes approximately $1000 in food per year. Roughly 40% of all food produced worldwide ends up in the garbage. Think of how many hungry people could be fed if we cleaned up our act and actually used what we purchased and thus only purchased what we actually needed. Our budgets would be immediately helped by making a few changes and wasting less food. I know personally I cringe at the idea of throwing away $1000 a year. I can think of many ways I … [Read more...]
Are You in Danger of Becoming Free?
I heard a quote recently that really hit home with me. I thought about it all day long and realized fully just how true it was. Growing food is one of the most dangerous occupations on this earth because you are in danger of becoming free. - Jules Dervaes I could not believe how simple and amazing this truth is. When we do not grow our own food we are slaves to food companies, grocery stores, and a government that promises to protect our food supply but often doesn't. We have to worry about food … [Read more...]