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November 12, 2008 at 5:11 PM

Those apples are from New Zealand? Thanks for playing! Eat local for Thanksgiving

In keeping with today’s Thanksgiving theme, the nice folks at Puget Sound Fresh have urged me to urge you to join their “Eat Local for Thanksgiving” campaign. Consider yourself urged. So, what’s the deal? They want to raise awareness of the fab foodstuffs available from local farmers, ranchers, fisherfolk, cheesemongers, et al, hoping to ensure that each of you adds at least one locally grown or produced item to your holiday meal. Take the pledge (I did!) and maybe you’ll win one of five heritage turkeys or a year’s supply of organic milk — no small (fingerling) potatoes. Need a few hints about local foods you might use? How ’bout these apples from the University District Farmers Market, which I baked into a pie made with leaf lard bought from a local farmer and Stone-Buhr All-Purpose certified sustainable flour, grown and milled in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and available at area supermarkets:

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