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Published November 25, 2008, 12:00 AM

Why buy fruit from overseas – find it locally grown

As Thanksgiving approaches, my focus moves away from the garden and toward the hectic holiday season. Being a self-proclaimed “foodie,” my thoughts now are about what to prepare for the kick-off meal to the season. I was doing this last Sunday as I was preparing a pheasant soup and a thought occurred to me: Am I a gardener because I love to cook, or do I cook because I garden?

By: By Carrie Barre-LiBaire, Extension educator, Alexandria Echo Press

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