Knowing where and when to buy your veggies can benefit your bottom line
Even if you clip coupons until your scissors dull, shop “huge” sales and always use your store card to save on groceries, there’s one section of the grocery store it’s not always easy to save in: Produce. It’s rare to find a coupon good for anything from the produce department, and often you’ll find things on your grocery list that are not on sale. What’s more, the produce section isn’t like the cereal aisle, where you not only have lots of options, but can also save by buying for generic. Sometimes there is only one artichoke to choose from, so if you need an artichoke you’ll pay whatever the going rate is. How can you cut back on the fruit and veggies portion of your grocery bill, without sacrificing quality or giving up any of the …
Living Hope Farm in Harleysville offers a different type of community gardening.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Brian Rox
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
For Jill Landes, a little bit of hope reaps some wondrous fruits. "It felt like God was opening a whole lot of doors." Landes said. "I felt passionate about the organic thing, the land use, and they were going to work this into a new ministry of the Franconia Conference. I was in; I wanted to do this." Passion is the best word to describe Living Hope Farm. Living Hope Farm is a historic farmstead on Indian Creek Road in Harleysville operating as an organically-grown community-supported agriculture (CSA). A CSA is a cooperative linking a local farm to the community. Members purchase a share of the farm, and farmers grow produce throughout the season for members. The farm is in its second year as a CSA, and organizing all the work has been…