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Crying over blueberries

By Jana McNally I cried about blueberries a few days ago. I really don’t cry that much anymore and rarely about food, although I did once cry about lettuce. During the summer of 1997, my husband, Ivor, and I were…

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Salsa Gazpacho!

Salsa Gazpacho This comes with high commendations from a participant in our recent Just Eating class. (She also taps her own maple trees and cooks down the sap for maple syrup.) 2 large tomatoes or more 2 tsp fresh lime…

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Food and climate change linked

Modern agriculture could easily be called fossil fuel farming due to the dependence on petroleum and natural gas for food production, processing and distribution. In fact, livestock production (beef, pork, chicken, etc.) accounts for 18% of all the global warming…

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How to be a locavore

Locavore: someone who eats locally grown food. Thirteen plant foods can be grown successfully anywhere in the continental United States. These can be eaten locally and in season without needing to import them from afar. 1. Apples 2. Lettuce 3….

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Does local food cost more?

People often say farmers market food is too expensive. The authors of Eat Local Challenge are intent on debunding this myth with their Penny-Wise Eat Local Challenge, launched last week. The challenge is to eat on a budget based on…

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