Grow. Cook. Eat. Share. Turns One!

Today is the first blog-iversary for Grow. Cook. Eat. Share. We’ve been pretty busy around here this past year. For those of you interested, here are some highlights from our family’s activities and experiences this year. Our Celebrations Our baby turned two this year. Which means I no longer have a baby. A stage in my life is over, and we are […]

Frequently Asked Fridays: What is the Dirty Dozen?

So what is the Dirty Dozen? If you’ve never heard of this term before, you may be wondering what on earth the dirty dozen is! (And, no, it’s not referring to the movie, or the band!) The dirty dozen (plus) is actually a list of the twelve most toxic fruits and vegetables on the market. This list is compiled by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) for the benefit […]

Ten Out-of-the-Box Ways to Gift Your Love

Gift-giving is one of the great highlights (and stresses) surrounding Christmas. It causes anticipation and delight in young and old alike. It is a way of telling others that they are special to you, and that you took the time to think of them. Whether a hand-knit sweater, a jar of homemade pickles, or even a brand […]

Feeling the Liebster Love!!

A big thank you to both The Jolly Beet Root and The Chef and the Waitress for nominating Grow. Cook. Eat. Share. for the Leibster award! I am definitely feeling the love right now! 🙂 I would have nominated you both had you not just received this! You all need to check out their blogs and give them some love! Leibster […]

World Food Day

It seems fitting that World Food Day (a day to raise awareness about eradicating world hunger) should fall just two days after our Canadian Thanksgiving. We have finished celebrating the abundance we have been blessed with, and now we turn our attention to the less fortunate. In our own communities and around the world, there are many who do not […]

Stand Up For Farmers: March Against Monsanto

In my teens, I wanted to be an activist. I loved the idea of chaining myself to trees, and marching around with signs, probably as much for the thrill of it, as for the cause I was defending! As a mom, who has grown up slightly in the twenty years since, I realize that I can […]