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week 12: the budget update

This week’s grocery list had a heavy price tag as we stocked back up on some things (stock, olive oil) & splurged on some meet for an incredible barley stew recipe I found. Remember how, ages ago now, our good … Continue reading

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week 11: the budget update

We also ordered our turkey breast this week, through our co-op who is getting turkeys from various local farms. I had a bit of sticker shock, then I remembered that (1) we’re living our ethics (2) we’re supporting local farmers … Continue reading

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week 6: the budget update

We were out of town for a wedding during the weekend, so meals were largely out of our control. There was a lot of waste from eating out (both garbage & dollars), but I’m not listing it here. Why? (1) … Continue reading

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week 4: why it matters

Yesterday, we harvested our first radish. It was tiny; it was beautiful; and it was ours. We took a bit of time yesterday to harvest all of our peppermint, weed & put down some more fall seed (spinach, radish, carrot). … Continue reading

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week 2: using up what’s here

Before we can really eliminate our waste and switch to more reusable storage & packaging, we have to use up what’s already in the pantry. For the next two weeks, we’re sitting really well & are really lucky. A few … Continue reading

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