Daily Archives: July 23, 2005

To market, to market…

A trip to my local, once a month, farmers market today resulted in the following:

I enjoy shopping like this, but, like my resolution to also buy meat at the butcher rather than the supermarket, I am generally not organised or motivated enough to make it happen.

A few years ago we tried shopping almost exclusively at the local organic shop, but found that we were spending way too much. So we stopped.

Today I spoke to the butcher about the possiblity of phoning in orders so I can just pop in and pick up my meat after work once a week. I need to ask him about the source of his meat. I’m not too concerned about organic etc, but I hate battery/feedlot practices and it’s time I took an active intererst in where my food comes from, ignorance is not an excuse for me anymore. Continue reading

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