MyFreshLocal on IndieGoGo

IndieGoGo is a website that helps individuals or startups raise money to accomplish a goal. Some of the projects are altruistic, others artsy, and so forth. My wife, who started learning about the US food system a decade ago to address health issues, is aiming to raise enough money to rebuild as a faster and … More MyFreshLocal on IndieGoGo


Hydroponics is raising plants in water rather than soil. Aquaponics takes that concept a step further. Raise fish or other aquatic organisms in the water and you can make a largely self-sustaining system. Fish waste adds nutrients to the water, feeding the plants. And at the end of the day you can have tilapia with mixed … More Aquaponics

Harissa on pizza

Harissa is a spicy North African paste. Imagine ketchup with personality instead of sugar. (And peppers instead of tomatoes.) We got some to season meat cooked in our tagine cookpot. But on a whim I just mixed it into the sauce for grilled pizza. Fantastic!