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Life is full of cabbage

The first week of school is and always will be very, very full. Not only are we wrapping up summer plans, replacing last year’s sneakers and looking for the lunchbox thermos, we’re Celebrating, with a capital “C.” We’ve been arranging and celebrating and playing with grandparents all weekend – our girl is eight. Eight! Our gift (it’s her very own desk – sh!) is waiting to be put into place and I’m so fried, I forgot to pick up its matching chair. But celebrating is so good even if it’s so very exhausting. We’re grateful for new beginnings and love all around.

At any rate, I’ve had little time to think about the cabbages in the fridge, which are also waiting…

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About the Author

Jennifer CrainJennifer Crain is a freelance writer, specializing in the path of foods, from ground to grocery. Her articles on nutrition, health, parenting and community events have appeared in publications in the Pacific Northwest and across the U.S. She’s a regular contributor to The Co-op News, the newsletter of the Olympia Food Co-op, where she’s written on food history and trends, farming practices and local products. This year, Jennifer created The Plum Palate, a blog celebrating local produce, which she co-writes with local chef and cooking instructor, Chie Okazaki. For more on Jennifer’s writing, visit her on her Web site, blog and Tumblr page.View all posts by Jennifer Crain →

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