Category Archive: The big picture

To Everything There is a Season- You Should Respect That

Like most Americans I am always trying to get more fruits and vegetables into my DIYet. Studies show that, as a nation, we just don’t get enough. And, like most Americans in these… Continue reading

Sweet

There are many reasons why I follow a DIYet. One reason is that I like knowing what ingredients are in my food. There are some ingredients I want none of, like peanuts which… Continue reading

GMO OMG

I have to get political for this post, DIYeters. We need to talk about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) in our food supply. November, 2014 will see two states, Colorado and Oregon vote to… Continue reading

Mild Mannered Foodstuffs

Have you heard about Super Foods? They are just like other foods, except they are SUPER! Many come from far-away places like tropical South America and the mysterious Middle East and have exotic… Continue reading

Just Dandy!

I work at a hardware store.  As in most U.S. hardware stores this time of year the lawn and garden products are flying off the shelves.  I have no problem talking about and… Continue reading

Right of Way

If you’ve been reading the Food it Yourself blog, I’ll bet you’re interested in growing your own produce.  Did you know that you can also raise your own livestock?  According to the National… Continue reading