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Healthy addictions grow. One of mine started when I was a child watching my Grandfather tend to his garden each night after work. Back then; I remember thinking he was a bit crazy for spending so much time growing food for his family, from seed to harvest. He grew everything from beans to corn and my favorite, apricots. To this day I have yet to taste an apricot as good as his.
When starting my own family, the attention to health through food has steadily piqued my interest and with each passing season, I am adding something new to our food repertoire. Ceasing our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) subscription a few years back, we decided to go at it ourselves and hacked off half of our front lawn in order to create a veggie haven.
A haven for veggies creates a strong internal whisper calling “What do I do with all of these vegetables?” Being a member of a family of four, I am regularly looking for solutions to that question without duplicating the same meals or giving away most of our rewards.
Enter lacto-fermented vegetables.
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