Summer is a beautiful time of year for sand and surf  - but fueling right to stay happy at the beach can be a challenge. Who’s been hot, cranky and hungry after a few hours in the sun? And there is another snag as well...

[caption id="attachment_1961" align="alignleft" width="300"] Wild local edibles[/caption] There is little more satisfying than making a salad from greens I grew in my garden.  In the spring, I prepared the soil with compost I collected all year and then planted lettuce seeds.  I've made probably 50 salads...