CSA Week #1

It’s greens galore in the city! For many programs, today is the first pick-up for community supported agriculture (CSA). CSAs are a great way to get involved with your community and support local farmers. You invest in the farm before the season starts and receive vegetables every week (or every other week) from June until November. Some CSAs will also let you pay weekly or accept EBT. Go to Just Food to see if there’s a CSA around you. Hurry up- spots fill up fast or it may be too late to join!

Pictured above: 1 head of lettuce, 1 head of bok choy, 1 bunch of radishes, 1 bunch of scallions, 1 bunch of arugula, 3 garlic scapes, and 1 bag of peas. Not pictured: my little cilantro plant that came with the rest!

Author: 2birds1scone

My name is Shayla and I talk about food. A lot. I live in Brooklyn, NY where I work as a data nerd in the startup world. As much as I wish I could say I've been a healthy vegetarian for the past 8 years, I can't. I started off as many veg's do: eating primarily processed soy products, pasta, and pizza. I also brought meat back into my diet when I started a job in catering. When I realized that cutting out meat didn't make me feel any better and I was still gaining weight, I decided I needed to make some major changes. I started experimenting and researching; I found that the fresher the food was, the more I enjoyed it. I believe we are what we eat. How we feel and what we eat is so profoundly interconnected. It's impossible to exclude factors like diet and lifestyle when you are trying feel better overall. I understand how difficult eating (or just finding) healthy food can be which brings me to this blog. I aspire to help people make healthy living easier. 2birds1scone is a place for suggestions, inspiration and shared information. It's about bringing healthier perspectives to every part of your life. Please feel free to submit your thoughts and recipes! Namaste. "One choice at a time, with intention and compassion for our selves and our planet, we can eat clean and live well." -Terry Walters

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