Editor's NoteJune/July 2009 Issue

Eat To Live

Eat To Live

My mother’s grandparents were farmers in Kansas. My mom still recalls Grandma Adams grabbing a chicken from the barnyard, deftly wringing its neck and serving it hours later for dinner. Mom’s stories of her childhood on the family farm both fascinated and horrified me when I was a little girl. My suburban upbringing distanced me from the source of many favorite meals. Yet my parents made great efforts to keep our family as closely connected to our food as possible. Dad’s garden provided an array of fresh veggies and there were regular trips to the farmer’s market for locally grown produce. We bought eggs from a man who raised chickens nearby and a dairy delivered quality milk in glass bottles to our home. Providing our family of eight with the best food possible was my parent’s priority.

To continue reading this article you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe to Gluten Free & More

Get the next year of GLUTEN FREE & MORE for just $23. And access all of our online content - over 500 recipes & articles - free of charge.

That's a savings of $13 off the regular rate. It's like getting 2 issues free. Or subscribe for two years for $42 and save even more.

Get Gluten Free & More Digital

Get 12 months of GLUTEN FREE & MORE for just $19. You get unlimited access to everything on the site including all current and past monthly issues in PDF format.

Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.