Fair Trade Chocolates!

In efforts to help raise awareness of Fair Trade, I thought it would be nice to share with all of you the various types of chocolates you can purchase, online and in your local grocery store. See what selections they have to offer and consider handing out these special goodies on Halloween! • Endangered Species […]

Pumpkin Bread-Half Moon Bay Style

I stumbled across this recipe and had to include it because when I lived in the Bay Area, it was always a tradition to go to Half Moon Bay to pick out our pumpkins. I make a pumpkin bread that is similar to this recipe and it is gone before I can try some-its that […]

Roasted Cauliflower

Now that Fall is here, I am happy to turn my oven on since it’s getting colder! Roasted Cauliflower is one of my favorite things to make during the Fall and Winter season. It’s easy and delicious! My dad shared this recipe with me a couple years ago and I made it for the family […]

Pangea Organics-Ecocentric Bodycare

What makes this product even more unique than the organic product itself IS the package design. The boxes that all of pangea products boxed in are made from recycled paper and laced with organic seeds that go in the ground and grow, so there is no waste! Packages come in either sweet basil or amaranth […]

Pumpkin Fest for Bay Area Locals

Pumpkins a plenty! Its time again for Half Moon Bay’s 38th Annual Art and Pumpkin Festival. Half Moon Bay is also known as the World Pumpkin Capital! The Festival kicks off with the Great Pumpkin Parade and special guests, the San Francisco Giants! The streets of Main are filled with activities for the kids, adults, […]

Fall Harvest Feature—Pumpkins & Squash

It has been said that pumpkins remind us of happy times—often bringing out the best in those who see them. We couldn’t agree more. One of the most-welcome  signs of fall is the arrival of pumpkins and other squash at farmers’ markets and on doorsteps and in windows. Squashes are truly an American crop, along […]

My Favorite Pumpkin Pie Recipe

When I visit the grocery stores these days, I have noticed they have pumpkins! I get really excited cause really, this is the only time my family and I make my favorite pumpkin pie…and I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to share it all with you! I hope you all will enjoy this […]

Buying Organic in Bulk

Organic is getting easier to find and purchase, and in BULK! Costco offers a large variety of organic products ranging from your typical organic soy milks and milks to coffees, frozen meats, fruits, and veggies…even shampoo and conditioners! For a complete list of organic items, please feel free to contact your local Costco for a […]

A Bag of Green

A great way to inspire those to loose the plastic is to give them a canvas bag for all those groceries or simply to run errands around town with! Paper-Source.com has a great bag to offer that is made from biodegradable cotton canvas and printed with environmentally safe inks as well. To purchase or want […]

Pumpkin Time!

Recognized in the literary world with stories such as Cinderella, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater, the pumpkin is no stranger to the spotlight. Each year in the USA, thousands of pumpkins are carved into jack 'o lanterns and many pumpkin pies are eaten at Thanksgiving celebrations! Pumpkin is excellent for […]

Fall Is Here…New Start?

Now that we are close to October, the leaves are really starting to change along with the weather. I have always considered this time of the year to be my new year. Maybe it’s because it reminds me of the new school year from times past. Actually, it seems that everything new began at this […]

Not Too Cold for Fall Crops!

Summer has come and gone…but that doesn’t mean that we still can’t have fresh ingredients this fall! Here is a variety of what you can still plant… Kale | Collard Greens | Lettuce | Spinach | Rutabagas | Broccoli | Cauliflower Mustard | Mâche | Cabbage | Oriental Vegetables | Escarole | EndiveBrussels Sprouts | […]