FOOD SWAP WITH ALANA CHERNILA

CLASS IS CANCELLED. SWAP WILL GO ON:  {FSC SWAPPERS: TROY} FOOD SWAP with ALANA CHERNILA (3-5pm) *you do not have to attend the class to participate in the swap, sign up by clicking!*  

{events} KATE PAYNE IS COMING TO TOWN

I am pumped with excitement to announce that Austin-based author, Kate Payne, is coming back to the Capital Region for a THREE-DAY Extravaganza!!!!! I love Kate, you love Kate, we all love Kate! Kate is coming to town June 6, 7 & 8th to celebrate her newest book in the “Hip Girls” series: Hip Girls Guide to…

{pulling back the curtain} What Amy Really Eats

When I write about me and food I want to put my best foot forward. Or the foot that everyone, a grand and undefined internet everyone, thinks is my best. I presume that people who read my blog are interested in the scratch habits I have, and so I generally stick to writing about them….

{fsc swappers} Lauren is a Food Swapper

Editor’s Note: When Lauren’s showed up at the September Schenectady Food Swap with a basket filled with the best caramel bars I’ve ever tasted, I knew she was a natural  at food swapping. I also had a gut feeling that her loot would land her some of the best swap goods to be had- and…

{photo diary} Our EPIC FiJ Day

First, I want to say this: As Founder & Editor of FSC NO ONE edits my writing but me. Boo Hoo for me. Do I wish this wasn’t so? Will I try to beg a fellow FSC Contributor to edit my stuff? Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes indeed. Sometime my brain does weird things, I’m hoping…

{event announcement} Food In Jars Day

…and by Food In Jars, I mean blogger, cookbook author & food preservation instructor Marisa McClennan, her fabulous blog, Food In Jars, and now her first book with the same name: Food In Jars: Preserving in Small Batches Year Round. Yup, its a whole day devoted to Marisa’s fabulousness! August 19th is From Scratch Club’s…

{scaling up the northeast grain system} The Harvest

If it weren’t for my friend Howard, my wheat would still be in the field. When I got home from vacation last Saturday, I found a message that the wheat was ready. Howard had toured my plot, and found the grain passed the crack test. When the wheat is ready, the seed should feel hard,…

{Northeast Grains System} wheat in the ‘hood

Now that the wheat we planted really looks like it might become food, I’m beginning to dread its harvest. I feel like the Little Red Hen’s friend, ready to hide until there’s dinner. Even though I’m the one who convinced my family we should plant our new lot – behind our house in the city…

{weekend reading} local edition

FARMERS MARKETS *last outdoor market for most markets this weekend* SATURDAYS, 9am-1pm unless otherwise noted Albany Central Avenue Farmers Market, Parking Lot of The Linda, 339 Central Avenue, 10-2pm. Brunwick Farmers’ Market, Town Office Rd & Rt 7, Brunswick Farmers Market at The Crossings, Colonie, Crossings Park of Colonie, Albany-Shaker Road across from Emerick Ln….

{weekend reading} local edition

FARMERS MARKETS SATURDAYS, 9am-1pm unless otherwise noted Albany Central Avenue Farmers Market, Parking Lot of The Linda, 339 Central Avenue, 10-2pm. Brunwick Farmers’ Market, Town Office Rd & Rt 7, Brunswick Farmers Market at The Crossings, Colonie, Crossings Park of Colonie, Albany-Shaker Road across from Emerick Ln. Delmar Farmers Market, 332 Kenwood Ave., Bethlehem Middle…

{weekend reading} local edition

LOCAL IRENE FUNDRAISERS OR DONATION CENTERS – We are hosting two fundraisers; For the Farms: Denison Farm & Kilpatrick Family Farm and one for Amanda, a FSC Contributor. Any amount of money donated will qualify you to win one of the many gift baskets we have to offer. I have been bombarded with generosity; so…

{weekend reading} local edition

LOCAL IRENE FUNDRAISERS OR DONATION CENTERS – We are hosting two fundraisers; For the Farms: Denison Farm & Kilpatrick Family Farm and one for Amanda, a FSC Contributor. Any amount of money donated will qualify you to win one of the many gift baskets we have to offer. I have been bombarded with generosity; so…

{weekend reading} local edition

{Liz’s Chicken Coop} LOCAL IRENE FUNDRAISERS OR DONATION CENTERS – We are hosting two fundraisers; For the Farms: Denison Farm & Kilpatrick Family Farm and one for Amanda, a FSC Contributor. Any amount of money donated will qualify you to win one of the many gift baskets we have to offer. I have been bombarded…

{weekend reading} local edition

LOCAL IRENE FUNDRAISERS OR DONATION CENTERS – We are hosting two fundraisers; For the Farms: Denison Farm & Kilpatrick Family Farm and one for Amanda, a FSC Contributor. Any amount of money donated will qualify you to win one of the many gift baskets we have to offer. I have been bombarded with generosity; so…

{weekend reading} local edition

LOCAL IRENE FUNDRAISERS OR DONATION CENTERS – We are hosting two fundraisers; For the Farms: Denison Farm & Kilpatrick Family Farm and one for Amanda, a FSC Contributor. Any amount of money donated will qualify you to win one of the many gift baskets we have to offer. I have been bombarded with generosity; so…