Monthly Archives: August 2011

Alameda Backyard Growers: Building community through gardening

Amazing things happen when people work together. Alameda Backyard Growers is putting the community back into urban gardening. With programs like “grow some, keep some and give some away” and fruit gleaning, local residents are harvesting fruit and vegetables for … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Shopping Cart? Healthy shopping at a big box store.

It’s easy to find healthy food at the farmer’s market or produce stand. Especially this time of year, an abundance of local, fresh fruits and vegetables are available for reasonable prices. But, what if you’re shopping at a big box … Continue reading

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Celebrating Sisters

One of my sisters is having a significant birthday this week. (Yes, 39 again.) We are gathering to celebrate. Hot tubs, massages and champagne will be involved. I am so looking forward to the “girlfriend time” together. A wise woman … Continue reading

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