FOOGS is a resource to redefine what "local foods" means. We empower people to grow their own food and trade with their neighbors.
I haven't made much progress in growing. I would have liked to have a huge garden by now of all kinds of goodies - veggies, ornamentals, trees. We've only ever grown little things in ugly plastic containers. I'd like to change my attitude and gain some more hands on experience, but there aren't very many classes where I am. I just wish I had a friend who could show me what to do, as gardening is not very easy to me. Perhaps I try to make it way more complicated than it has to be. Perhaps i…Continue
I love finding and sharing solutions that people have created to overcome the obstacles that would otherwise keep them from providing for themselves and their families in a healthy manner. Here is a link that I was inspired to post by a new member Cristina Elizabeth Rice Savina, whose living situation requires some creative thought. Here's a great link to some urban gardening techniques. It's easier than one might think and can be fun for kids to be involved with as well! Here's the…Continue
Mexican Style Spaghetti Squash
1 spaghetti squash
3 roma tomatoes, chopped
1/4c onion, chopped
1 jalapeno, minced
1 1/2c cooked black beans
nutritional yeast cheezy sauce recipe*
1/4c cilantro, plus a little…Continue
A while back, I was perusing the interwebs and ran across a beautiful picture of one of those hanging fruit basket sets that people put in their kitchens to keep fruit, onions, potatoes, etc. up off the counter, but still accessible and fresh. Only THIS particular basket set was wonderfully lush, with ripe, vining herbs flowing out of every tiered basket. So I became inspired and decided I wanted to do something like this at MY house. I decided to look locally for this tiered basket as I…Continue
Based in Austin, Texas FOOGS.org was started to help foster the sense of community and connection that comes with growing your own food and sharing with your neighbors. Foogs.org is a FREE social networking website where you will find friends and members sharing their knowledge and experiences, encouraging YOU to participate in anyway possible that fits your level of interest.
In 2010 we plan to launch the FOOGS Marketplace. Imagine a website where the farmers market meets the… Continue
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