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February farmer’s market finds

The result of an early morning at the market.  Brussels sprouts, Florida oyster mushrooms, garlic, basil, and a mango from Miriam.  Baby beets, Swiss chard, green onions, and green leaf lettuce from Deb.  Strawberries, blueberries, and heirloom tomatoes from vendors we’ve just met.  Pumpkin spice Kombucha from Kevin, eggs from Alecia, and “dud” loaves of… Continue reading February farmer’s market finds

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What stand up paddle boarding has taught me.

Saturday afternoon, while hundreds of festivalgoers attended Tampa Bay’s sixth annual VegFest at Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park, we noticed one man stand out from the crowd.  He was, in fact, stand-up paddle boarding along the Hillsborough River, with his stout black dog along for the ride.  I will always remember this sight.  All at once… Continue reading What stand up paddle boarding has taught me.