Category Archives: Organic Food

Avoid GMOs, Buy Organic

October is non-GMO month.  What does that mean?  GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organism, which refers to the genetic engineering of a plant (or animal) by scientists.  Many consumers are concerned about the impact of genetically engineered plants on the … Continue reading

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“Make Creation A Healing Place Better Than You Found It.”

Polyface, “the farm of many faces”. My fiancé, Phil, and I had the opportunity to truck down past Staunton to the middle of nowhere Virginia for a spot on one of Polyface’s Lunatic Tours hosted by Joel Salatin. After hearing … Continue reading

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The Politics of Coffee

When Equal Exchange arranged this trip to Peru I was excited on many levels. I couldn’t wait to see the coffee growing, help with the harvest, taste the product etc. Delving into the political history of coffee growing in Northern … Continue reading

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Chard and Berry Sauté

well… a type of berry.    why not add a little crunch to your sautéed chard, with wheat berries?!   i solicited them for their crunch-factor in this instance, but lucky for us, they’re a great source of fiber and minerals too! … Continue reading

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Chilled Bean Salad 2.0

i get really syked about vegetables …and food that does a body good. MOM’s is a great place, not only to find the building blocks for fabulous meals, but to share ideas about food and how to make the most … Continue reading

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What’s Grillin? Garlic Scapes and Crimini Mushrooms

I’m kind of notorious for being the lazy & cheap organic cook in my household. I love to find cheap and easy ways to add a little fresh flavor to the dinner table, even though my husband does most of … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin? Summer Salad with Fruit

I eat salad constantly in the summer.  It’s light, it’s cool, and it goes with nearly any topping for tons of variety.  This summer salad features sweet fruits and lots of color.  What could be more summery? This recipe is … Continue reading

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