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$5 organic meal tonight in Orem

You know I love Jacob’s Cove, my friend Dale Allred’s new local year-round organic farm. Quite a few of my readers bought shares in his CSA, now supplying Pizzeria Seven Twelve, as well as the new La Jolla Gardens. Here’s a link about tonight’s dinner by Pizzeria Seven Twelve at Jacob’s Cove using their produce–it’s […]

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shares in local CSA–Utah Valley residents only

My friend Dale Allred has started a CSA (community-supported agriculture) called Jacob’s Cove in Orem, Utah and has expanded capacity, 200 more shares now available. A small 1 adult share is 5 to 7 pounds each week for 3 months (13 weeks). Small share (1 adult) $208 Medium share (2 adult) $390 Large share (4 […]

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Locals, a brand new CSA! Shares available—but not for long.

I’m excited to announce to folks in Utah County that Dale Allred, the brother-in-law of one of my closest friends (Wendy, who had a LOT to do with the start of GreenSmoothieGirl.com) is starting a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). It’s a organic, non-hybridized farm, with greenhouses, in West Orem, with 10 acres he is leasing. […]

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help your community: organize a co-op!

Many GSG.com readers are leaders.   You may not think of yourself that way, but are you always organizing things?   Are people starting to come to you for advice, answers to questions?   If so, then you should start a co-op.   First off, you’ll want to start keeping a list of people who […]

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What do YOU spend on groceries?

I have wondered this for years and was so interested and enlightened to learn, on a Yahoo group I belong to, what others spend on groceries in a month.   Only a handful answered the question, but the answers ranged widely, from $1,000/mo. for a family of 4, to $400/mo. for a family of 7. […]

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fun with community supported agriculture

  I just got home from picking up at our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) co-op.   We each paid $400 for a half share: weekly pickups of whatever they have, for a 4.5-month growing season.   Four friends and I take turns picking up.   It has been so much fun!   This week, we […]

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Community Supported Agriculture selling shares in Draper

Wasatch Front locals only: I think it’s very exciting that http://www.bellorganic.com/csa.php is now offering shares in its Community Supported Agriculture co-op! HURRY, because they’ll be selling only through May 15, and I think they have only about a dozen shares left. What a CSA co-op is: you buy a share and pick up once a […]

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