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The Ground Rules

Ten years ago, I read (and thoroughly enjoyed) Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal Vegetable Miracle, the story of her family’s year of eating locally.  At the time, I didn’t realize it might someday serve as a guide.

Book Animal Vegetable Miracle
Animal Vegetable Miracle

But where Barbara and her husband grew or raised much of what their family ate, my path would be different. I would harvest a few things from my (really) small garden, but rely primarily on local producers.

pigs in barn
New farm discovery – bought pork from two young men, early twenties, farming after their day jobs

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