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In Mother Earth Living
magazine March/April 2014

Wildly Affordable Organic cover"Real food can be cheaper than junk food," Mark Bittman, NY Times
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Organic, Sustainable, and Local Cooking for any Budget

We can become happier, healthier, and more secure by cooking and eating real food again. Join the movement to make delicious, seasonal meals from scratch. You'll reduce your grocery bills and probably your medical bills. You'll have the joy of vibrant health and the relief of being able to eat well on even a small budget. You'll make a positive difference for yourself, your family, and for your community and planet.

New video: Sweet-and-Tart Collard Tangle

I love cooking with Valonda Calloway of My Carolina Today! In the video below which aired on March 14th, we made for Sweet-and-Tart Collard Tangle from my new book Fifty Weeks of Green

Sweet-and-Tart Collard Tangle on My Carolina Today. WNCN: News, Weather for Raleigh. Durham, Fayetteville

On March 7th, Valonda and I made Hot Italian Cocoa Cookies. Watch Valonda's reaction as she tries these heart-healthy, richly delicious cookies--you'll want to make them yourself! The week before, we made Glazed Carrots, a recipe from my book Wildly Affordable OrganicMy Carolina Today is on weekdays at 11:30 am on WNCN, which carries news and weather for Raleigh, Durham, and Fayetteville.

Welcome Mother Earth Living readers and Mother Earth Fair participants!

I'm thrilled that one of my favorite magazines, Mother Earth Living, is featuring the first chapter of Wildly Affordable Organic in its March/April issue plus three recipes. I hope to meet many of you at my workshops for the Mother Earth News Fairs in Asheville NC April 12 and 13 and Seven Springs Pennsylvania September 12 through 14.

Here are some recipes that I hope you and Mother Earth will love:

Why cook the Wildly Affordable Organic way?

Go green for $5 a day or less with mostly organic or sustainably raised ingredients. Or focus on cost to save even more! Either way, you'll probably be spending less than the food-stamp allowance for someone with no other means. We can afford to eat wonderful food that is good for our bodies and for our planet. Vote with your fork for a better world.