Tag Archives: groceries

Local Culture – Yogurt

(rimshot) We went on a trip to our local health food store the other day to take advantage of their bulk beans and spices.  Buying staples in bulk lets you avoid excess packaging and is therefore often cheaper than branded goods. … Continue reading

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A Mostly Local Grocery Trip

Yesterday I took my first trip to the grocery store where I was trying to shop as exclusively local as I could.  We’re lucky to have a locally-owned grocery store chain – Adams Fairacre Farm – that stocks a pretty … Continue reading

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What’s There to Eat?

The most obvious place to start for figuring out the rules of our localism challenge is food.  First, there are plenty of resources out there about how to maintain a locavore diet.  Second, the Hudson Valley is flush with local agriculture. … Continue reading

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It’ll Take Some Getting Used To

One thing that I knew when moving up here is that our expenses were going to change.  Until we figure out the Farmer’s Market/gardening situation, we have to rely on a normal supermarket.  Which is fine.  Except when it’s not. … Continue reading

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