Good Food Box Newsletter April 7/2021

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”

What is the Difference Between the Boxes/bags?

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?”

What Does Community Mean to You: Romalda Park

(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”

What Does Community Mean to You: Kim Bradley

(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”

What Does Community Mean to You: Armida

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”

What Does Community Mean to You: Melanie

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”