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A Real Food Hero (video)

As a longtime Food Activist and leader, Karen Washington has paved the way for farmer’s markets and urban gardens in the South Bronx, one of the poorest and most obese counties in the nation. She is a…

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Why You Should Care About the Farm Bill (video)

Do you ever wonder why highly processed foods are so profitable for the food industry? The Farm Bill makes their primary ingredients cheaper, and favors industrial producers over small farmers. Fresh …

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KinderGardeners Grow Food (video)

Join the P.S. 107 KinderGardeners as they explore the magic of growing. These tiny urban farmers plant, tend, and eat their favorite veggies and herbs while learning about reading, writing and scienc…

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How to Cook Allergy-Friendly Peach Crisp with Kids (video)

Elizabeth Gordon, author of "Allergy-Free Desserts" shows us a quick and easy recipe for allergy-friendly Peach Crisp. This recipe has no dairy, wheat soy, or nuts and is a great weekend activity to d…

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How to Buy Healthy Food on a Budget (video)

Andrea King-Collier is a journalist, mother and a food activist. She recognizes that eating healthy can seem costly to a busy working parent but in her opinion the benefits are surely worth the extra …

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Healthy Portion Sizes with Dr. Ro (video)

We recently caught up with Dr. Ro, a nutritionist, bestselling author and Parent Earth expert. She shares some simple tips to help us make better food choices. A recent study from Cornell University s…

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Man with a Pan: Dads Who Cook (spoof video)

The amount of time American fathers are in the kitchen today is at an all-time high. Dads now account for nearly one-third of the time the family spends cooking. In 1965 that figure was only 5 percent…

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Get Ready For Easter with Confetti Eggs or Cascarones (video)

Cascarones (Kas-Ka-ro-nez) are beautifully colored eggs filled with confetti and small toys traditionally made in Mexico and Central America to celebrate Easter. They are often broken over someone’s…

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