What is a locavore? A locavore is an individual who primarily eats food grown locally and within a certain distance from their home. This is a movement sweeping our country for many reasons. One being to support our community farmers. Another reason is food grown locally travels less of a distance to arrive on your plate. Why does this matter? Several reasons: less travel means fresher food, less preservatives to maintain the freshness, less gas to fuel the trucks/boats/planes to get the food to the market, & overall this is healthier for you and the environment. The first step to becoming a locavore is checking out your local farmer's market. The Charleston Farmer's Market is a great place to meet your local farmer's and try all their yummy treats. The market meets at Marion Square on Saturdays from 8-1 pm. Pack your canvas bags and head to the market! Join the movement!
"How can we discover our Sacred Space? Shouldn't our home be a place of peace and tranquility? How can we find balance amongst the chaos of kids, jobs, cooking, and cleaning without taking time away from our family. Sacred Spaces is a holistic approach to organizing through clearing clutter, creating an earth friendly environment, and discovering your Sacred Space. Through my business, I share with others ways I have found balance while raising 3 children, teaching yoga, keeping house, and starting a business. We will work together in your home to decide what is useful & or celebrates you and what is holding you back ie. clutter. I hope creating this blog will provide a forum so we all can find our Sacred Space and simplify our lives so we spend more time living!"