Can We Save the Farmer? My Call to Action.

Farming. It was once the backbone of American culture. The image it once evoked was truly something from a Norman Rockwell painting,  What about now? According to author Brian Barth of Modern Farmer only ” 41 percent of small farmers turn a profit each year. They may make six figures in revenue, but the majority fail to break…

Best of Palmetto / Bradenton Florida

So, as you may know, we hit the road in mid-July 2018, headed east  & had to be in Palmetto, Florida by Sept. 6 for G.R. to attend RVSA. We spent 10 weeks there, so I feel I should write a ‘best of’  since so many RVer’s find themselves in this part of Florida. Also,…

Local Dining in Daytona Beach, Florida

We recently spent 8 days in the Daytona Beach area along the Atlantic Ocean shore in east Florida.  It was breathtaking. During our time there I celebrated my 50th birthday. YEP… half a century! So in my own mind I asked “how do I celebrate when I am already living the dream, traveling the country…

Why Farm-to-Table Even Matters

The Farm is Where MY Love for Cooking Started The farm is where (real) food starts, just as a matter of pure fact. Whether small or large, private or corporate, it takes a farm to grow a vegetable, to raise a pig & even to get that gallon of milk.  When I was growing up,…