Should you join a co-op?

August 12, 2013
by Lacy
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Should You Join a Food Co-op? A Review of Bountiful Baskets

I’m always looking for ways to save on organic produce, and this past week, my family decided to try something new: a food co-op. A friend told me about a national food co-op called Bountiful Baskets. Here’s how it works: … Continue reading

budget organic meal plan

June 3, 2013
by Lacy
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Budget Organic Meal Plan No. 5: Meat Lite

Most of my previous meal plan suggestions have started with a “Sunday” roast and then stretched the meat and other leftovers over the rest of the week. This one is a little different, in that it’s pretty meat-lite, and doesn’t … Continue reading

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April 7, 2013
by Lacy
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4 Tips for Living and Loving the Mediterranean Diet

A couple of new studies have come out recently that have only reinforced the value of the Mediterranean Diet—a diet that focuses on whole, unprocessed foods like fish, grains, nuts, fruits and vegetables, and healthy fats from sources like olive oil … Continue reading