Amy signed us up for a local community
supported agriculture share this year, so we get a box of vegetables
every week. This first week the box contained strawberries, sweet
peas, bok choy, turnips, lettuce, spinach, cilantro, and a live basil plant.
The weekly box enforces quantity and variety of vegetables – we have
to come up with some way to prepare whatever shows up. If we eat the
whole box between the two of us, it’s a lot healthier than
whatever we were likely to eat otherwise.
It’s said to be good for the farmers and the environment also – the
idea is that the annual subscription gives farmers stable income at a
higher profit margin, and the food doesn’t have to be trucked in from
(This post was originally found at http://log.ometer.com/2008-06.html#23)