Monthly Archives: August 2013

Quick Pickles

By |2013-08-11T19:24:06-04:00August 11th, 2013|

Hello everyone!! Are you an amateur farmer with a garden bursting with an overabundance of cucumbers… or just someone who would love to make fresh pickles at home? Well I’ve got an amazing “Quick Pickle” recipe for you! […]

The Y….MCA

By |2013-08-10T15:10:12-04:00August 10th, 2013|

So, in 2010 the YMCA officially became known as just The Y. In 1844, industrialized London was a place of great turmoil and despair. For the young men who migrated to the city from rural areas to find jobs, London offered a bleak landscape of tenement housing and dangerous influences. Twenty-two-year-old George Williams, a farmer-turned-department store worker, was troubled by what he saw. He joined 11 friends to organize the first Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA), a refuge of Bible study and prayer for young men seeking escape from the hazards of life on the streets. Although an association of [...]

The Ghost Plant…

By |2013-08-04T20:38:48-04:00August 4th, 2013|

Hello all!! Being a Chef you get interested in all sorts of things. Obviously the food we eat comes from nature that is all around us… 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. From the days when hunting and gathering were the ways to feed yourself and you family… to small scale cultivating and farming to feed your community… to today’s larger commercial farming that ships food around the country and around the world… food is what drives us. It’s one of the most basic necessities of all life on the planet. Wether you are [...]

A father’s letter

By |2013-08-03T07:21:55-04:00August 3rd, 2013|

I came across this awesome letter the other day from a father to his daughter. Helps put in perspective why camp is pretty amazing. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/scott-shamberg/open-letter-to-my-daughte_b_3600125.html

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