Timing in harvesting the garden is important, too - just try keeping up with the explosion of August vegetables! From one hour to the next, something is ready to eat - wonderful grazing!
I also think about the timing in my life journey. I have had several bouts of serious health issue the past two years. I also have limited means, for buying groceries and taking care of medical bills.
So taking care of myself by eating in a health-supporting manner is just part of provident living; saving money by avoiding health issues and subsequent expense, and making the most of the resouces I have at hand - a huge garden being the prime example. Not to mention the wildcrafting which is abundant here on the acreage. Food under foot, wherever I go!
As I have spent time this week delving into the raw foods, both theory, research, and recipes, I'm impressed by the awesome health benefits. This was definately the right thing to do for myself, and the right time.
I'm so grateful for those who have walked this path for the past 20 or more years, and for the newer, ambitious and savvy folk, who are generous with their knowledge and enthusiasm. They make these first baby steps so much easier. I like to step out in knowledge, and thanks to all of them I am comfortably ambling along.