DIY Resources

Recipes and Cooking Tips
Here you’ll find great new recipes and coveted family favorites. CISA staffer, Margaret Christie, also contributes a weekly publication in the Daily Hampshire Gazette titled, “Valley Bounty,” where she sheds light on mouth-watering ways to use local ingredients that can be found that week at the farmers’ market, in your CSA share, or at your local retailer. Often sourcing ideas from farmers themselves, the Valley Bounty recipes are good ones to read when making your shopping list for the week!

Food Preservation Resources
Store it. Preserve it. Enjoy it all year long. Find out how to store your winter crops at home and put up food in the height of the season.

Gardening Resources
Ideas for growing local and the other great resources home here in the Pioneer Valley.

Book Reviews
Find suggestions for books on local food issues, publications featuring Local Hero members, and more!