08/24/12

Why we like organic

Here at hautemealz.com, we’re fans of fresh, locally grown, organic foods.

We love roadside vegetable stands, food fairs, and the farmer’s market.¬† There are a lot of opinions (some informed, some not so), on organic foods, on how they are more sustainable and better for the environment, how they are more naturally produced and safer from potentially dangerous chemicals and processes, and how they effect the local community…there are many, many arguments. So, why do we stress the importance of eating these foods?

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04/24/12

To Market! To Market!

My good friend, hautemealer, and foodie extraordinaire, Di Anderson, is small market/local market guru (some might say it’s an obsession, but not me – I want¬† her to keep writing for us…) Just yesterday she was taunting me with fresh, locally grown asparagus from her neighborhood produce stand…and, yes, I’m going to have to go get some!

So, here’s an article that Di was kind enough to put together especially for hautemealz.com, on making the most of your local Saturday Markets…

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