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On Saturday I, along with some of Miami’s best food bloggers, will be participating in the Food Blogger Bake Sale to benefit Share Our Strength, an organization that works to help end childhood hunger.
If you are in the Miami area, I would like to personally invite you to come get some goodies at the South Miami Farmer’s Market.
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[Originally posted in Annush on the Causeway]
I must be the only person in Miami who is not reveling in the afterglow of the Radiohead concert.
If luck is when preparation meets opportunity, the misfortune that I am feeling right now due to my lack of preparation is evidence that procrastinating does not pay. I will spend the rest of the day thinking about what I did (or didn’t do), and then when I stop doing that, I am sure that someone in some social media channel will remind me of just how awesome it was that they ended the show with Karma Police, and I will go back to where I started.
That’s the beauty of Miami: things happen even when you are not paying attention.
Anyway, while everyone was at the American Airlines Arena for the concert, I was home cooking up one of my favorite dinners: Mexican fish with spring salad and candied sweet potatoes. Thanks to the amazing vendors at the Pinecrest Farmers Market, I was able to make a dinner with ingredients that were completely seasonal, local and organic.
Many people underestimate the importance of local food. Until recently, even I did. Unlike states that have frozen winters and scorching hot summers, we live in a place where we can get locally grown, seasonal food all year round. In the city of Miami alone there are multiple markets where one can pick up high quality food items often times for a fraction of the price.
Why not go try them out?
As our city grows and changes and we begin to see more people out on their bicycles and with their recyclable shopping bags, it only makes sense that we support local agriculture and locally based vendors.
Many of our local restaurants have embraced the local food movement and that is a clear indication that patrons are becoming more demanding in their tastes. I mean, doesn’t fresh food taste better? and don’t even get me started on the health benefits…
What are you waiting for? Try it out for yourself.
You can find a map with all the markets in our area here.
Let me know how it goes.
Welcome to new contributor: Annush
A Miami Beach Resident, Annush got here via New Jersey-Cambridge-Hamburg-Santo Domingo-New York . A blogger since 1997, she is an early adapter who has found in the internet her home. Though she will never call herself a “Social Media maven,” she is a Social Media professional who is a foodie, an athlete, a bibliophile, a compulsive traveler, and has an opinion about EVERYTHING. Most of the time she is over-caffeinated but nobody can talk and laugh so much with only a natural high. You can read her musings at Annush on the Causeway, or follow her on twitter at @annush1.