This past week I headed home for my younger sister’s high school graduation (valediction and president of her class!!). It was wonderful to be back home for awhile, visit with family, and escape from the New Orleans’ heat. As far as the Eat Local Challenge, it is officially over now. I will continue to buy … More Eat Local Challenge: Week Four recap
Week three is now over of the Eat Local Challenge and the Eat Local Footprint Challenge. Unfortunately my bike was in the shop this week, so I had to use my car. It’s all fixed up now, so this week will be back to cycling! I did get some exciting news however. I won the … More Eat Local Challenge: Week Three Recap
Here’s a recap of this week’s noteworthy local meals, miles, and Eat Local Challenge (ELC) and general New Orleans events! ***This is NOT a food log of everything I’ve been eating, but just a highlight of some yummy local eats. For anyone just tuning in, I’m participating in the Eat Local Challenge where I … More Eat Local Challenge: Week Two Recap
So the first week of the Eat Local Challenge is over. I’d have to say it was quite successful. I ate lots of local food, biked everywhere, and attended some fun Eat Local events. In addition to the Eat Local Challenge (i.e. eating as much food grown/produced within a 200 mile radius New Orleans), I … More Eat Local Challenge: Week One Recap
These past few weeks have been quite busy. I moved into a new apartment, finished the last of my Master’s classes, and started my practicum. Things are starting to feel more normal now and I’m settling into a new routine. These next few months are sure to be filled with exciting adventures and I can’t wait to … More Eat Local Challenge Begins Again!
When one thinks of New Orleans Cuisine, “vegan” doesn’t exactly come to mind. However since moving to the Crescent City, I’ve discovered more vegan food then I know what to do with. My list of places to try is ever-growing. I’ve put together the following guide for anyone living in or traveling to New Orleans … More Vegan Guide to New Orleans
Warning – this post contains a LOT of pictures. 😉 This past week proved to be another interesting one in my attempts to eat as locally as possible. I attended some more classes offered through the Eat Local Challenge, shopped at farmers markets, picked up my weekly CSA box, shopped at Good Eggs, and of … More And the challenge continues!
I’m back! It’s killed me not to have time to post on my blog, but with grad school and two jobs free time becomes limited. I actually started a blog at one of my jobs, a non-profit called Sankofa here in New Orleans. They do work to educate kids in the Upper Ninth Ward on … More Eat Local Challenge
In an attempt to eat more locally, I’ve been exploring a different farmers market every week. Luckily New Orleans is home to numerous markets. So far, I’ve gone to the Crescent City Farmers Market at the downtown location and also at the uptown location. Today I visited Hollygrove Farm. Driving through the city you’d never … More Eating local in New Orleans