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3 Local Farms You Must Visit This Month

As a new mother and health-enthusiast, I am always excited about organic produce… Just not always about the price tag. I’ve written at length about the importance of buying seasonal fruits and vegetables and price is definitely a big reason why, but I mainly encourage it because of nutritional value and taste difference (the produce […]

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the art of feeding children

The Art of Feeding Children

Feeding children is an art. Each child is different, and we need to approach food mindfully and peacefully. Parents and caregivers must remind themselves to stay mindful and peaceful, sometimes on a daily basis, and not to be too quick to label their children. Many parents and caregivers label their children as “picky eaters.” My son […]

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water

Upping My Water Game

Congratulations, you have officially met the world’s worst water drinker. It’s true, I have gone hours, even days without having one sip of water, only sustaining on coffee, soda or juice. Gross I know. Friends and family would constantly go on about the benefits of staying hydrated; better skin, weight loss, promotion of cardiovascular health. […]

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growing food

The Joy of Growing Food

Fruits, vegetables, and minimally processed foods are the cornerstones of a healthy diet. Growing your own food or exposing your children to how food is produced is key to developing curiosity, appreciation, and respect for the environment and for good nutrition. If you have your own garden at home, involve your children in age appropriate […]

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food waste

Reducing Food Waste

One of the most important contributions we can make to society is to help reduce food waste. Based on estimates from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service, food waste is estimated at between 30-40% of the U.S.’s food supply. This amount of waste greatly impacts food security, resource conservation and climate […]

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