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A Summery Edition of Link Love

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Today’s Link Love celebrates the bounty of summer!

Find Local Food
Local Harvest
Love buying from local food producers? Find a nearby farmer market or CSA on this site.  Full of reviews and advice, this is a great way to search so you can find the best places to get for juicy tomatoes, mouth-watering melons and more!

Garden Heritage
Seed Savers Exchange
So maybe a visit to the Farmers Market has inspired you to grow your own fruits, veggies and herbs.  A great resource is the Seed Savers Exchange.  It’s a nonprofit committed to biodiversity and preserving and sharing heirloom seeds.  If you want to grow a black tomato, a white watermelon or just some beautiful flowers, Seed Savers Exchange is the place to go.

Outdoor: Fire Pit Roundup
Remodelista
Remodelista took a look at hottest fire pits out there.  It’s a great way to add a focal point to the yard and express your personal outdoor style.  It will serve you well past summer, and even on warm summer nights, fire pits are the perfect place to relax with a tropical drink…

Island Life
tropical drinksTropical Drinks Blog
Mix up one of these refreshing cocktails on a hot day!  Featuring margaritas, daiquiris and more, this blog contains a wealth of information on the best drinks of summer.

10 Ways to Beat the Heat
This Old House
If you find yourself longing for autumn’s cooler days, don’t despair! They’re right around the corner.  In the meantime, check out This Old House and their ideas for staying cool.  These basic, commonsense suggestions will help keep you comfortable and maybe even save money.