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Last Sunday I went to the 2015 Philly Farm and Food Fest, a one day event held in Philadelphia, and featuring all things farm, food and local. Whenever I go to one of these events I get a bit overwhelmed. There were over 150 producers and purveyors, so lots to see, taste, hear and then there […]

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I don’t think there are too many people who enjoy being sick, but sometimes it can signal a moment to stop, and rest and let your body heal. I am way past that moment! I don’t get sick very often, and generally, if and when I do it lasts a few days, and I sleep […]

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I admit I am not as plant strong as I could/should/would be if I were a better more resolute person. I certainly eat more vegetables than the average American, but that’s  a pretty low bar to clear. I would like to increase my vegetable consumption, and have mentioned my intentions to do so multiple times, […]

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It seems like every day I hear someone else talking about the evils of gluten, or I talk to someone righteously proclaiming they are gluten-free, or someone asks me my advice on whether or not they should give it up. There are hundreds of articles written about the effect of gluten, and it seems to […]

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Thanksgiving cooking is pretty stressful. This is probably the biggest meal you will cook all year, and the time when a lot of people are cooking things they don’t normally cook under stressful conditions, and with a timer running!  It is also when you have the opportunity to expose your loved ones to illness if […]

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