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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.

Harvest Tip: eat your decorations!

giant pumpkins at the NC farmers market in RaleighPumpkins are delicious and healthy, loaded with vitamin A, C, and fiber. Use them as Jack o' Lanterns and Thanksgiving decorations, then make them into soups, savory dishes, and baked goods. Roast the seeds for crunchy snacks.

Check out these tips and recipes to get started. Find more pumpkin recipes in my book Wildly Affordable Organic.

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. (Don't forget to vote with your vote, too!)