How Submitting My Taxes Fed and Entertained 400 Families Today

Taxes were due today, and like many Americans I’m usually less than thrilled to contribute. But that’s largely because I forget the privileges it affords me and don’t always see first-hand how that money is spent.  But today was different. The Gavin’s Point National Fish Hatchery (NFH) and Aquarium, near Yankton, SD, held their Fishing Derby.  From … More How Submitting My Taxes Fed and Entertained 400 Families Today

Notorious B.I.G Problem Alive 20 Years After His Death And Why You Should Be Among The New Gangsta Gardeners

South Dakotans already see the value in improving food disparities by teaching self-sufficiency and growing our own food- resident of South Central LA explains how we are among the new and improved renegades. … More Notorious B.I.G Problem Alive 20 Years After His Death And Why You Should Be Among The New Gangsta Gardeners

How You Can Get Free Clothes, Organize Your Closet and Party With Friends

If you have a cluttered closet and hate spending money on infrequently worn clothes, here is the solution for you: A clothing exchange! It doesn’t matter what size, gender or age you are- you have an excuse to organize or participate in a clothing exchange and party with your friends. … More How You Can Get Free Clothes, Organize Your Closet and Party With Friends

Last Minute Valentine Gifts For The Gardener You Love

Tomorrow is the perfect time to say thanks to the friends and family who have nurtured you through life’s successes and challenges. As a belated “thank-you” to those who gave me gifts, I thought I would share my favorites. All are available to purchase locally and last minute! Also, consider this list for any of the gardeners you love with birthdays this year. (That would be all of them). … More Last Minute Valentine Gifts For The Gardener You Love

You Only Need Milk – How to Make Ricotta Cheese This Week

If you’re anything like me, trying new recipes and saving money are motivations to start a new hobby. I’ve made cheeses of many types- Feta, Gruyere, Cheddar, and Mozzarella… But for those adventurous beginners, Ricotta is the perfect cheese with which to start. Here are 4 reasons you should make this today! … More You Only Need Milk – How to Make Ricotta Cheese This Week

Be a Real Patriot; Reduce 730 Football Stadiums Worth of Annual American Food Waste and Donate to Families in Need

As you watch today’s game, consider this: 730 of the NRG Houston Stadiums could be filled with food Americans throw away every year. Meanwhile, about 50 million Americans are food insecure. Food disparities disproportionately affect children, seniors, African American, Latinos and rural citizens. But you are a key component to help! … More Be a Real Patriot; Reduce 730 Football Stadiums Worth of Annual American Food Waste and Donate to Families in Need