“Greenmarket at 30, Searching for Itself” With the addition of several smaller versions of Union Square’s Greenmarket in Harlem, Brooklyn, etc- has NYC’s Greenmarket lost its sense of direction? Is it about providing the freshest produce, or encouraging New Yorkers to eat healthier?

“Schools Go on Health Kick as Federal Law Takes Hold”
“The nation’s public schools are under orders to adopt nutrition and exercise goals before classes resume in the fall. The written wellness policies are required by a federal law that took effect July 1.”- YAY! Good for us.

Allandale Farm in Brookline, MA is the only working farm in the Brookline-Boston area. Check it out for fruits and veggies in season, then stop in their store to pick up a strawberry-rhubarb pie or a jar of homemade preserves.

Ok, well that’s all the news I have for now. Due to this awful heat wave we’re having in Massachusetts, using the oven, stove, or even grill is not the most appealing idea. I’ve been on the lookout for recipes that require little or no heat, and when I find some good ones, I’ll let you know!

Hopefully I’m going to the downtown Farmer’s Market later today!