• 100-Mile Food,  Recipe,  Recipes

    Strawberry Chia Jam

    Last summer I went on a strawberry-picking frenzy. Because we had committed to only eating local food for the next year, that meant that once strawberry season was over, it was OVER. No little plastic clamshell grocery-store strawberries. Not even one. And for those of you who call southwestern Ontario home, you know that strawberry season is a mere 2-4 week blip in the annual summer calendar. So, I did what any strawberry-loving, local-eating person would do – and spent almost $350 in picking fresh strawberries. Since then, I have realized that we could likely have spent maybe $200 on strawberries for the year instead. Three-fifty was a little generous…