Important Update

After resurrecting the Franklin Food Pantry from almost closing its doors, Executive Director Anne Marie Bellavance has resigned to return to a career in Human Resources. In the 30 months since Bellavance took on the role of Executive Director the Pantry has become financially stable. The Pantry is now providing more food and non-food items… Read more »



Help Support the Regrow Together Project

Sent to you by Steve Sherlock via Google Reader: Help Support the Regrow Together Project via My Earth Garden by Michael Nolan on 4/11/12 After living through the terrible tornadoes of April 27, 2011 in Alabama I wanted to do something that would make a lasting impact on those who have fallen victim to natural… Read more »



Three terrific books about feeding kids

Sent to you by Steve Sherlock via Google Reader: Three terrific books about feeding kids via Food Politics by Marion on 4/9/12 Karen Le Billon, French Kids Eat Everything: How our family moved to France, cured picky eating, banned snacking, and discovered 10 simple rules for raising happy, healthy eaters, HarperCollins, 2012.I blurbed this one:… Read more »



How to Make Homemade Fabric Softener

Sent to you by Steve Sherlock via Google Reader: How to Make Homemade Fabric Softener via My Earth Garden by Michael Nolan on 3/28/12 I never expected my post on homemade laundry detergent to become one of the most visited pages on this site, but even a year and a half after I wrote it… Read more »



Ensuring Food Stamp Integrity

Sent to you by Steve Sherlock via Google Reader: Ensuring Food Stamp Integrity via USDA Blog by Kevin Concannon, Undersecretary of Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, USDA on 3/8/12 Cross posted from Politico: As agriculture undersecretary and a former director of state Health and Human Services departments in Maine, Oregon and Iowa, I know the… Read more »