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Bonga Foods – Women Supporting Women

Baobab fruit

{Giveaway below!}

I always try to promote eating local and knowing and supporting your local farmers but there are just some amazing foods that don’t grow in my Los Angeles backyard… of even in the United States for that matter. Although many fruits and vegetables that were once considered just tropically grown can now be found on certain US based farms and orchards, there are many super foods that do better in other climates, like Noni, Acai Berry and this new one… Baobab.

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LaLoo’s Goat’s Milk Ice Cream

laloos goat milk ice cream July is National Ice Cream month so I thought we’d look at something a little different: Goat’s Milk Ice Cream! I have to admit I wasn’t sure what to expect of ice cream made from goat’s milk. Don’t get me wrong, I love goat cheese! So much so, I could eat it every single day (and quite often do), but my knowledge ends beyond a great chèvre.  Continue Reading…

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Artisanal LA 2014

For the last few years, Artisanal LA has been showcasing the best Southern California artisanal vendors around.  Although you’ll find mostly small batch food and beverage artisans here, when cruising the isles you’ll also find some amazing candles, soaps, clothing and more.  This was my first year there and I really could have spent the entire weekend (instead of just the few hours I had) meeting these incredible, passionate artists and tasting their samples, buying their goods and supporting this community. I am so excited to be highlighting many of those I met on this site over the next few months!

As I mentioned, I only had a short time to power through the (approx) 100 or so vendors and pick up some goodies along the way.

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