TOMATOES!!! The Fruit That Acts Like A Vegie

Tomatoes are loaded with many health properties, every home should always have them in there kitchen or pantry. Tomatoes are naturally low in sodium, saturated fat, cholesterol, and calories. One medium tomato, about 4 oz, provides 22 calories, 0g of fat, 5g of carbohydrate (including 1g of fiber and 3g of sugar) and 1g of protein. Tomatoes are a rich […]

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Fresh and Local

  Ramps! Foraged in Washington County by Hazelwood Resident Josh. They are $1.50 a bunch. Since this is a foraged item, supplies are limited. Yarnick’s hydroponic vine tomatoes 4 for $2.50 You’ll want to grab a couple pints of strawberries (we have those too!) and make the best fruit pie ever with these home grown (right here in Pittsburgh, PA!) […]

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“We can’t wait around for other people to solve our food problems!”

reprinted from  The Homepage What About Food:  February, 2015 By Dianne Shenk This statement was made by one of the young people who helped research and make the film Not Finished Yet, which was a collaborative Center of Life and Carnegie Mellon University project completed in October.  Early in the film, several adults spoke about how Hazelwood has declined over […]

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What about food in Hazelwood?

What about food in Hazelwood?  One very unique food opportunity in Hazelwood is the Fishes and Loaves Buying Club, which has now been in operation for over a year, having opened in early June, 2011.  The mission of the Buying Club is to “bring fresh, healthy food into Hazelwood at reasonable prices”.  So has the Club accomplished this goal in […]

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