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What to Eat?

I'm reading this book called "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle" by Barbara Kingsolver. I just finished reading "The 100 Mile Diet". Well now I feel horribly guilty and really want to start to do something about our diets. Add to the equation that I am a hopeless cook and a picky eater. Now if you don't know anything about either of these books you should read them. They are basically about knowing where our foods comes from and trying to eat according to the seasons. Well I live in an area that there aren't any farms, well not many. We live in mountains with bears and deer who love to munch on anything you try to plant or grow. My parents always try to grow a vegetable garden and have fruit trees but every year the deer munch a good proportion of their vegetable plants before they can fruit and the bears always get the apples before they are even ripe enough to pick. So you can see how this makes gardening for food a huge challenge not to mention ou…