Good morning! And what a lovely one it is. I can’t help remembering that silly little poem from childhood: Spring has sprung The grass is riz I wonder where The birdies is. Probably not a great classic but it comes to mind every spring nonetheless. This newsletter has been painful to put together and IContinue reading “Good Food Box Newsletter April 7/2021”
Picking the right food box for you and your family can be a bit complicated so we have broken it down and used pictures with the actual food boxes that were distributed on March 10/2021. The real challenge of course is that they vary from week to week. It depends on what is in season,Continue reading “What is the Difference Between the Boxes/bags?”
Today as we were distributing The Good Food Box boxes, we discussed the value of what is included in the box. As a group, we can use our buying power to purchase at wholesale prices and we pass the savings onto you. That’s why you can get so much more bang for you buck fromContinue reading “The Value of The Good Food Box”
A look back at a challenging year.
(Originally posted to our Facebook page) Our family has lived in and around Lanark for 40 years. My husband was born in Watsons Corners . He was a young man at the time of big fire and remembers it vividly. We raised our children here. I helped out at nursery, elementary and Sunday school plusContinue reading “What Does Community Mean to You: Romalda Park”
(Originally posted on our Facebook page) My husband and I attended the Aruma Farmer’s Market every Sunday morning and purchased our produce, eggs, sticky buns, bread and just enjoyed the atmosphere and fun. One Sunday I was visiting the Plan B booth and Melanie was chatting about canning, etc. I explained that although I’m anContinue reading “What Does Community Mean to You: Kim Bradley”
(Originally posted on our Facebook page) Content warning: child loss, stillbirth. Please proceed with caution if you’re sensitive to these topics.
Tamales, for me, have always been a community effort. The task of making them is gruelling, lasting at least 2 full days. When I was growing up, my immidiate family would come together with extended family every December to make light of the effort. We would convene at someone’s house, usually the biggest because itContinue reading “What Does Community Mean to You: Armida”
Back around 2000, after a lengthy hospitalization, I came home to face hip surgery. My husband and I were splitting up but he hadn’t actually left, and wouldn’t be for a couple of months. Him staying was not something I was happy about. After the surgery I was sent home after the requisite 2 days.Continue reading “What Does Community Mean to You: Melanie”