We're an ordinary family, complete with picky eaters, budget concerns, and time management issues. But to prove that "eating local" works - even for busy families in cooler climates - we're trading Chick-Fil-A and goldfish crackers for grassfed meat and local produce. Join our adventure in learning to eat (sort of) sustainably for the summer!

Monday, July 12, 2010

Week Six Shopping Details

Total for the week: approximately $128
Click on the post title to see the details of the expenses behind the jump cut.

CSA Contents: (approximate value, $25)
One dozen organic free range eggs
One bunch green onions
One bunch carrots with tops
Two yellow summer squash
Two zucchini
Two pounds apricots
One pound garlic chive pasta
One bunch radishes with tops
One pound organic grassfed ground beef
One pint blueberries
One pound sweet cherries
Six peaches

Farmers' Market: (total: $20)
Heirloom cucumbers (3) - $3
Green beans - $3.50
Blackberries - $5.50
Apples - $5
Mini pie - $3

Heinen's: (total: $66)
Organic black pepper - $6.99
Organic paprika - $6.49
Organic raisins - $2.50
Local lavash bread - $3.29
Local Parmesan cheese - $3.29
Local milk (2) - $7.18
Local whole wheat bread - $3.19
Conventional orzo - $1.33
Conventional bread flour - $2.69
Conventional Crisco - $2.89
Conventional Worcestershire sauce - $1.50
magazine, cat food, toothpaste

Other: (total: $17)
U-pick blueberries, $17

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