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Spring Cleaning and Wellness Tips in the Home

The last vestiges of winter are still hanging on – and so are colds, flus, and other illnesses. Two weeks ago, there were record numbers of kids out sick at my son’s school. Of course, even though we all know children are not known for their sanitary or careful habits, I also know the food […]

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Don’t Miss Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution – Season Two!

I got so jacked up when Jamie Oliver’s first season of Food Revolution was on last year. I had such high hopes for the outcome of his visit to Huntington, VA. Although he didn’t achieve his desired goal of changing the food in the schools of this city, he did make a lasting impression and […]

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Dead Fish: A Wakeup Call About our Ecological Habits

If you have already seen news stories about millions of dead fish found in King Harbor in Redondo Beach, CA you may be aware that this event is not unprecedented. For years there have been reports about voluminous amounts of birds and fish deaths all over the world, but those reports are becoming more numerous […]

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Nutrient-Dense Foods I Don’t Buy Local

In the food community, it’s common to hear people say, “buy local”. No doubt, buying local is a very important thing to do. It supports your local agricultural food efforts and growers, and hopefully when you are buying local there is a mindful effort toward sustainable as well. Sustainable, meaning to support those who use […]

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Gardening Tips – Targeting the Ideal Soil

It’s that time of year again – time to start thinking about buying seeds, starting seedlings, and prepping our boxes, spaces, and yards for gardens. I haven’t even begun to do anything yet with mine this year, but I need to get in gear soon. If you are in the same boat, hopefully this guest […]