Category: Thinking about -

Thinking about- Growing Local…Truffles!

  Of all the edible fungi (you might call them mushrooms), truffles are some of the most fascinating! Truffles are most accurately described as the “fruiting bodies” of mychorrhizal ascomycetous fungi. They are more commonly referred to as “sac fungi”. Other familiar examples of sac… Continue reading

MythInformation Monday – Myth #4

  It all started with the Industrial Revolution. That period of time marked a turning point in anthropology, especially how we associated with our environment. Almost every aspect of daily life was influenced in some way. Society transitioned away from the traditional agrarian (agriculture based)… Continue reading

Liberty Market & Gilbert Farmer’s Market – “Double Market” Community Dinner

  The joy of sitting down to a meal prepared by someone else is more than just relaxing, it can be completely liberating. Mind you, the bar is set ridiculously high for anyone attempting to cook for us because, frankly speaking, we are SPOILED. The… Continue reading

MythInformation Monday – Myth #3

  I don’t eat salt. It’s said in the most matter of fact way. Most who live in that fairytale world have no clue how much salt they actually consume.  What’s more, even fewer have any idea that “salt” is a NECESSARY part of our… Continue reading

Thinking about- What’s in a name?

In upscale food shops and grocery purveyors around the country, you can find the shelves littered with pounds and pounds of grey sea salt. The label tells you the story – or at least all the story they want you to know. Because the less… Continue reading

Thinking about- MythInformation – Myth #2

  Confusing the Truth with the Facts? At any given moment in time, the sun is shining and its completely dark out. Which of those realities is true for you depends on one simple fact…your geophysical location… our view of the sun depends entirely on… Continue reading

Thinking about – Our First Year!

  Pass out the party hats and the kazoos and the tinsel and the confetti…why? Because January 20th marks our one year anniversary. Last year on that date, go lb. salt debuted their first farmer’s market with just eight artisanal sea salts and five blended bath… Continue reading

Thinking about – MythInformation – Myth #1

  Each week we hear myriads of people tell us that they don’t eat salt. Or, they have to be on a low sodium diet. Or, they just walk by looking at our “go lb. salt” sign and then look at us with disdain as… Continue reading

Just another Sunday? Hardly!

                                             (image courtesy of Superbowl Sunday. More food is consumed by American’s on that day than any other day of the year –… Continue reading

Thinking about – Best Intentions. Good Motivation.

  It’s the same thing, year after year. Most new year’s resolutions last not even a nano second beyond, “Oh, I said that?” But maybe you wrote your’s down, as though somehow seeing it on paper will make us more accountable. Maybe you coerced a friend,… Continue reading