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August 1 - August 31, 2022
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Emily Fiamova

Gethsemane Green Team

Points Total

  • 35 Today
  • 35 This Week
  • 419 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    19
    pounds
    food waste prevented
  • up to
    30
    locally sourced meals
    consumed
  • up to
    33
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved

Emily's Actions

Kids

Trust Your Child's Hunger Cues

I will allow my kids to follow their hunger cues and set structure around mealtimes.

COMPLETED 15
DAILY ACTIONS

Storage

Properly Store Berries

To keep berries fresh, place them on top of a paper towel in a sealed container to absorb excess moisture and reduce chances of molding. I will properly store 6 packs of berries.

Completed
One-Time Action

Storage

Preserve food

I will try a new method of food preservation, such as canning, pickling, drying or making jam. I will try 3 preservation techniques.

Completed
One-Time Action

Storage

Learn About Food Storage

I will learn about food storage and store food based on best practices to keep it from spoiling before it is used.

COMPLETED 12
DAILY ACTIONS

Cooking

Cook From Root to Leaf

I will try 3 root-to-leaf recipes, which utilize all parts of the vegetable, such as beet greens, carrot tops, and herb stems.

Completed
One-Time Action

Cooking

Revive Limp Produce

I will rescue limp produce like leafy greens or carrots by soaking them in cold water or using them in recipes where appearance doesn't matter.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Shopping

Buy From A Farmers Market

I will purchase produce and meat directly from a local farmers market and make 6 meals.

COMPLETED 4
DAILY ACTIONS

Shopping

Support Imperfection

I will intentionally buy ugly produce at the grocery store, farmers market, or sign up for an ugly produce CSA box.

Completed
One-Time Action

Planning

Plant a Garden

I will plant an herb or vegetable garden at my home or community garden.

Completed
One-Time Action

Planning

Plan to Use My Garden or CSA Produce

I will check to see what will be ready to eat in my garden or CSA box this week and plan recipes that use these ingredients.

COMPLETED 13
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Planning Plan to Use My Garden or CSA Produce
    How easy has it been for you to plan your garden or CSA produce into your meals? Do you ever let your seasonal food go to waste?

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    Emily Fiamova 8/01/2022 9:35 AM
    its zuccini season. eat so much- its not my favorite but my best growing veggie. 

    zuccini fritters 
    shredded- zuccini for the freezer
    zuccini bread
    zuccini tiki masala 

    very versitile 
  • Reflection Question
    Kids Trust Your Child's Hunger Cues
    How in tune are you with your own hunger? What messages did you receive around eating as a child?

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    Emily Fiamova 8/01/2022 9:34 AM
    M is pretty easy because he eats basically everything! but helping him figure out when he is full has been key recently, he likes knowing he can save things for later and they will still be there 

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    Emily Fiamova 7/21/2022 2:17 PM
    the site would only let me pick some- especially in the kids section we do alot more on a regular basis. Bumles loves cooking and working in the garden. we make cooking videos and he has his own kid friendly knives and scissors to help cut, chop and slice :D