Farmer’s Market Meal Challenge 2017 – Meaty Pasta Sauce

  Farmer’s Market Meal Challenge – Week 2   Welcome to week two of the 2017 Farmer’s Market Meal Challenge! The challenge? Make one meal a week with the bulk of the ingredients coming from your local farmer’s market. Post your recipe, idea, or photo to whatever social media outlet you use, and tag your …

20 Ways to Use Herbs for Health and Well-Being

    “How do I use herbs once I know which ones I want to try?”   The question was asked from one of our small group, most new to herbal remedies. She knew she wanted to use herbs for health, and we’d discussed which she might try. But she didn’t exactly know what to …

5 Tips for Great Farmer’s Market Etiquette

  An outdoor setting and the possible lack of a storefront means the etiquette is different at a farmer’s market than it might be at your average store. You might not even consider some things a courtesy, but they are here! Learn what you can do to be the most considerate shopper, and make the …

Farmer’s Market Meal Challenge Kickoff! – Quiche

  It’s time for the first annual Liberty Zen Farmer’s Market Meal Challenge! Make good use of your farmer’s market, before winter descends and fresh, local produce is difficult to find. Why go to the farmer’s market instead of picking up the same ingredients at the grocery store? Because the farmer’s market is fun – …

5 Tips for Finding Your Perfect Farmer’s Market

  There are lots of reasons to find a favorite farmer’s market. Maybe you just enjoy the camaraderie or gathering with like-minded people. Maybe you’re trying to eat better, and want to know the source of your food. You’re sick of the fights over labeling, and have decided it’s time to take control of what …