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Kids Make Their Own Farmers’ Market (video)

Did you know that farmers' markets are sprouting up in neighborhoods and communities all around? According to new research by the U.S department of Agriculture, the number has risen by 17 percent. Th…

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Comparing the Benefits of a CSA versus Farmers Market

By Maris Callahan for DietsInReview.com Years ago, people visited one market or general store to shop for all of the groceries and household items on their list. Today, we have a numerous choices w…

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Are Farmers Markets Good For Everyone?

Back in 1976, when the Union Square Greenmarket opened in New York City, the notion of a greenmarket in the center of one of Manhattan’s most blighted public spaces seemed odd, if not foolish. At the …

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Green Outdoor Weekend Activities

Summer has arrived here in Northern California and all this sunshine begs for fun things to do outside, which often also happen to be green. I tend to go outside at even the slightest hint of sunshine…

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Connect with the Source of Your Food (Video)

There are many ways you can take part in creating a better food system. But where do you start? In this clip from Nourish, healthy food advocate Anna Lappé provides a few simple tips that will lead to…

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When You’re the Alternative at the Pig Roast

"Did you mean guacamole? But how can that be made with broccoli?" Anonymous What did you do this 4th of July weekend? Well, I was invited to prepare a few dishes for my local farmers market Pi…

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Organic: When to Splurge & When to Save Your Money

There is more talk and evidence appearing all the time that suggests organics are our best choice when shopping for food, namely fruits and vegetables. Because of the amount of pesticides, fertili…

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Strawberry Season

While strawberries can be found at our local supermarkets year-round, we are fast approaching this familiar fruit’s natural season, when you can grow them yourself or go to local farms and pick your o…

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Solution to the Picky Eater Blues (2 videos)

Having a picky eater can be a real drag. Having fun with your kids while buying and preparing food takes the stress out of it and has been shown to broaden their palates. A great place to start is at …

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Fruits and Veggies Matter!

September and the beginning of a new school year seems like an appropriate time for Fruits & Veggies — More Matters™ Month. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has joi…

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Very interesting! Where you live certainly does have an impact on your health as this study shows. …

Children just have some fun!!! It is only once a year.

Interesting. Sitting in a tub with wine sounds wonderful.

Since "science" discussion in the article was reduced to one link and the mention in the headline, I…

Interesting article, thank you