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Summer Market at The Little Black House This Saturday, June 24th in Little Italy

Come celebrate summer solstice and the new moon with a fun afternoon of shopping and bites by flavor ID! The summer market is being hosted by Little Black House and Dutch in the north end of Little Italy. flavor ID will be part of a beautiful giveaway gifting one lucky person a trial of their new service! Visit from 10-2 to shop, enjoy seasonal organic bites and sip a botanical cocktail with us and tell everyone Garden Eats sent you! Check out who will be there! @earthbeancoffee @haystackfloral @housgoods @recycledlovers @adutchlife

Still Time To Sign Up For a CSA- Please Welcome James Of Buzz’s Garden In Upstate New York

Pictured above, James and Hayley of Buzz’s Garden Established in 2013, Buzz’s Garden is a certified organic farm operating on just less than 13 acres in Honeoye Falls. We invited James, the founder of Buzz’s garden to tell Garden Eats what makes their CSA special and why you want to join. Welcome James! Although we have always used organic practices, we made it official at the start of the 2016 season. Our mission is to reconnect people to their food while growing with and feeding our community. The farm is named after my grandfather Buzz- this family connection is what sparked my interest in gardening as a kid. Becoming a Member When you become a member of Buzz’s Garden CSA you gain access to exclusive vegetables not offered at the farmers’ market, a discount off market price, 100% freedom of choice with market-style pickups and the option of attending weekly classes on topics including gardening, yoga, cooking and wellness. We welcome you to join us this season! We would love to help you experience eating …

Party with flavor ID at the Fullest Magazine Launch Friday Night in Venice Beach

Maybe you remember my article on emotional eating at the Fullest Magazine? Well guess what- it’s featured in their debut print edition! We’re celebrating the release with flavor ID at Love Yoga in Venice Beach this Friday the 14th at 7:30! Come down for a taste of flavor ID‘s Amuse Bouche, a sweet thing and a mocktail they’ve created especially for The Fullest’s guest’s socializing pleasure! Come amuse your mouth and social pleasures with us this Friday night. RSVP here.

BEYOND ORGANIC: TO CERTIFY OR NOT TO CERTIFY? For Boomtown Table

In the 1970s, each of the United States determined organic standards based on regional limitations and production practices. But the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 claimed too much variability existed across state lines, and by 2000, the USDA had developed standardized national organic certification standards. Now, disparities many consumers aren’t aware of exist among the quality of (and ethics behind) organic food available through farmers markets, directly from farms, and from big chain grocers. Fast forward a quarter of a century to 2017, and we’re left wondering who those labeling and certifying regulations protect: is it the consumers, local farmers and small businesses, or big organic corporations? And at what cost? The big question for everyone today is whether to certify or not – and why? Photo by Steve Carter, Social Strategist for Boomtown Table FOR FARMERS PRACTICING ABOVE AND BEYOND ORGANIC STANDARDS, THEY SAY LITTLE MOTIVATING INCENTIVE EXISTS FOR THEM TO CERTIFY – AND OUR INTERVIEWEES AGREED: IF ANYONE SHOULD BE UPHELD TO CERTIFICATION STANDARDS, IT IS THE FARMERS USING GMOS AND PESTICIDES IN THEIR GROWING.  …

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Lifestyle + Wellness GIFTING From Our Garden Eats Friends Via Pinterest

If you haven’t already met, please allow us to introduce you to our creative & talented friends featured in this year’s Garden Eats gift guide. Take a little spin through, see something you love, click on it and it’ll lead you to where you can purchase the gifts at our holiday Pinterest board. One of you readers requested that instead of publishing a tiny gift board that we offer full images, so here you go for a better look! Thank you for gifting our friends to your loved ones this year! xo Kath + Christine