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Beavers Cut Trees For Food 'before They Built Dams', Study Says

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Scientists analysed bones of the extinct Dipoides beaver and plant fossils from Ellesmere Island in northern Canada to work out the creatures' ... read more

The Spice That Prevents Fluoride From Destroying Your Brain

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August 7th, 2020 BySayer Ji Contributing writer forWake Up World Fluoride is found everywhere today, from antibiotics to drinking water, no stick pans to toothpaste, making exposure inevitable. All the more reason why research proving this common spice can ... read more

Google And YouTube To BLOCK Junk Food Adverts For Under-18s

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Restrictions will come into force in the EU and the UK in October and comes just days after Boris Johnson announced Britain'snew anti-obesity ... read more

HUGE BLAZE Breaks Out At Food Market In Ajman, UAE (VIDEOS)

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Firefighters and civil defense crews are battling a major fire at a fruit and veg market in the United Arab Emirates city of Ajman on Wednesday. No injuries have been reported, and the cause of the blaze is still unknown. Read Full Article at ... read more

Playing Slow Music While Eating Discourages People From Wolfing Down Their Food, Study Shows

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Food scientists from Aarhus University in Denmark recruited more than 200 volunteers for the research and secretly recorded them eating ... read more

Farm To Fork: The Open Database That Lets People Buy Food Direct From Source

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Set up by food activists during lockdown, Farms to Feed Us connects people with farmers and growers across the country Farm to fork: the open database that lets people buy food direct from source appeared first on Positive ... read more

Two Best Friends Are Making Homemade Dog Treats To Raise Money For A Food Pantry

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Ex Monsanto Genetic Engineer Warns About Potential Health Risks Of GMO Potatoes

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According to many, there are multiple health concerns that arise from the genetic engineering of our food. On top of this are multiple massive marketing campaigns to convince the human population that genetically modified food is not only completely safe, but also ... read more

The PPP Is Letting Our Small Restaurants And Businesses Die

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The PPP was supposed to save our small restaurants and businesses. But where's the money? ... read more

Carrot Ginger Turmeric Drink

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I just got back from Kroger where I found a new flavor of smoothie drink from Bolthouse Farms. It's called Carrot Ginger Turmeric, and I gotta tell ya, after cracking one open — not in the store, I'... read more

Palacsintas

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Markowitz recipe. (pronounced pah-lah-CHIN-tuhz). Makes 4 or 5. beat well 2 eggs Add a pinch of salt ½ teaspoon sugar beat/mix in blender until has a loose consistency. Add ½ cup water and some flour while mixing, until thick enough As a test, dip spoon into mix and let the mixture drip Make sure it does... read more

California State Fair Tacos

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1 potato (about 4 inches long) ¼ head lettuce 3 cloves garlic 6 green onions 1 pound lean ground beef 1 cup water ½ small can green chilies Salt and pepper 12 - 14 white corn tortillas Vegetable oil... read more

Bill's Salsa Chicken & Rice

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Bill's Salsa Chicken & RiceI've been making this for years, and thought I'd share it, finally. Here's my recipe and the quantity I usually make: Six chicken breasts with skin, baked in plastic cooking bags at 400°F for about an hour (depending on your oven). Six servings of rice. I prefer brown, but white ... read more

Don's "Orange Julius"

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Place ½ cup orange juice concentrate in blender Fill 2 cup container ½ full with ice cubes Add water to make 2 cups and pour into blender Add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Add 8 teaspoons sugar Blend on LOW speed until ice thoroughly crushed... read more

Easy Deviled Eggs

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Put cooked egg yolks in a zip lock bag. Seal, mash till they are all broken up. Add remainder of ingredients, reseal keep mashing it up mixing thoroughly cut the tip of the baggy, squeeze mixture into egg.... read more

Ronica's Maple Roasted Chicken

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Ronica's Maple Roasted Chicken ... read more

Winter Oranges In Nebraska

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Amazing. " Nebraska retiree uses Earth's heat to grow oranges in snow... See youtube.com/watch?vZD-3-gsgsnk Winter temperatures in Alliance, Nebraska can drop to -20°F (the record low is -40°F/C), but retired mailman Russ Finch grow ... read more

Atlanta Food Forest

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Such a great idea! " Atlanta's City Council just voted in favor of transforming over 7 acres of vacant property into the state of Georgia's first food forest. The measure... read more

Turmeric, Cinnamon & Ginger Tea

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from My Persian Kitchen Prep time: 1 min Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 31 mins Serves: 1 cup Ingredients 1 tsp grated fresh turmeric 1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger 1 tick cinnamon 1 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice 1/2 slice of lemon ... read more

Marijuana, Hemp, Cbd: What's Legal And Where

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For those "asking for a friend," see marijuana-hemp-cbd-whats-legal-and-where: "As the legalized cannabis industry in the United States grows with nearly every election, consumers interested in these... read more

Panera Favorites

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Insider favorites at Panera Bread. Via panera-bread-employee-favorites... read more

Ordering A Sandwich

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Man behind the counter: What kind of meat? Me: Tuna. Man: Ham? Me: If by "ham" you mean "tuna," then yes.... read more

Good Food, Bad Packaging

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Feedback I sent to Luvo: I love your frozen meals, but hate your packaging. Your microwave cooking instructions basically say "look elsewhere on package."Why not put the instructions right there where it says "instructions?" Opening the package afterwar... read more

Easiest Container-friendly Food Plants

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"We've found 35 fruits and vegetables that you can grow in containers. These range from bananas and citrus fruits to tomatoes, cucumbers, and just about anything else that you would normally plant in a larger garden." via ... read more

Drop The Diet Drinks

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Drop the diet drinksfrom ... read more

Wild Lettuce To Help Pain

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This looks very familiar in my yard. Go here for more info: lettuce "I'm surprised I haven't come across wild lettuce as an alternative to toxic pain, migraine and anxiety pills, bu... read more

Farm Of The Future?

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Cool! But I also like one of the commenters' idea about forest gardens. Via forest gardens ... read more

Steroid Level So High In Beef Its Causing Players To Fail Drug Tests

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Steroid level so high in beef it's causing players to fail drug testspharmaceutical.pngI'm sure it's just a coincidence! :) Five months after Congress voted to remove country-of-origin labelin... read more

Russia Completely Bans GMOs In Food Production

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That's it! We're moving to Russia! Just kidding (because it kinda sucks over there unless you're rich ... like almost everywhere else, actually). Still, this is good news for humans: "This is a bold move by the Russian government, and it sits in unison with the newly-ignited global debate on GMOs and the presence of ... read more

The Real Reason Wheat Is Toxic

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"Standard wheat harvest protocol in the US is to drench the wheat fields with Roundup several days before the combine harvesters work through the fields because withered, dead wheat plants are less taxing on the farm equipment and allows for an earlier, easier and bigger harvest" via ... read more

Nutty Grain And Oat Bars

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I need to try this. Too bad I hate cooking so much. I eat way too many snacks at work, but at least these are healthy. The snack ... read more

Farmers Use Social Media To Stop Food Waste

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. So far, CropMobster has managed to distribute nearly half a million kilograms of food, which has brought in close to a million dollars in revenue for small producers.... read more

10 Ways To Survive Skyrocketing Food Prices

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Good to know. from 10 Ways to Survive Skyrocketing Food Prices "Food prices are getting out of control. As meats, dairy, and eggs climb to record high prices and over 50 million Americans are now ... read more

Garden Thieves

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Just finished putting up chicken wire around my strawberries. Elizabeth picked one last night, turned it around to look at it, and discovered that it had been bitten into. We can only assume it was rabbits.How many were ruined? I asked.Four, she said.In my garden, that's a LOT. :) Anyway, hopefully the wire (not to mention the old ... read more

52 Plants In The Wild You Can Eat

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You should NEVER eat unripe elderberries. An important comment, above. That caution aside, this is good to know if you're ever starving or just have the munchies while wandering through your back yard! :) via ... read more

Why Your Brain Craves Junk Food And What You Can Do About It

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The good news is that the research shows the less junk food you eat, the less you crave it. In other words, self-control! What a concept!via ... read more

Anti-inflammatory Smoothie To Heal You From The Inside Out

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I think I'll try this. " If you are battling an aliment or just want to feel good - this smoothie rocks. The addition of cranberries helps reduce water weight too - a little aesthetically pleasing ... read more

Kids Hate Broccoli

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Kids hate broccoliElizabeth (at the dinner table being forced to eat her broccoli): Ugh, can I throw up? Her mom: U ... read more

Dinner And A Show

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After stopping at Tara's sister Stephanie's house in Smyrna to pick up a newly-refurbished Kindle Fire that Todd had put ... read more

Some Non-organic Foods Contain Upwards Of 180 Times Fluoride Level Of Tap Water

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via Some non-organic foods contain upwards of 180 times the fluoride level of tap water, says expert. "... the average person's cumulative exposure to fluoride from food, beverages, personal care products, and water i ... read more

Struggle In The Vegetable Garden

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Struggle in the vegetable gardenNo, not just me and my pathetic crop management. While ... read more

Food Matters Film

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I finally watched this Food Matters movie last night. It was great. MD's and pharmaceutical execs will hate it, of course. Anyway, I highly recommend it.... read more

Benefits Of Turmeric

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Turmeric's cardiovascular benefits foundJust an FYI, above. And now this, below: turmeric and black pepper together ... read more

Cinco De Mayo

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It was , so we tried Moe's Southwest Grill. After ten minutes with very little movement (the line was so long), we left. Next we tried Las Palmas, ... read more

Pick Your Own Fruits And Vegetables

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Pick your own fruits and vegetablesShould ... read more

Garden Improvements

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I finished up my little rain barrel project yesterday. My three rain barrels used to be underneath the downspout coming off the roof. And that's great for catching the most rain, but the problem was that it is downhill from and not close enough to the garden where it's needed. I've looked into pumps, but they're expensive, which mig... read more

This Year's Vegetable Garden

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My checklist for this year's vegetable garden: Soil tilled? Check! Top soil added? Check! Plants bought? Check! Seeds for plants not available for purchase? Check! Plants planted? Check! Now the watering ... and waiting begins! Oh, you're wondering what I planted? Lettuce... read more

Do We Really Need Industrial Agriculture To Feed The World?

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via Anna Lappé & Food MythBusters, Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world? In a word, no.... read more

Major Food Companies Consider Lobbying For GMO Labeling

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Maybe there is hope for mankind, after all? Thanks to the boycotts, and more people refusing to remain ignorant? Whatever the reason, this looks promising. via Activist Post. "... there is talk of ... read more

Cincinnati Passes Resolution Requiring GE Food Labeling

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Cincinnati passes resolution requiring GE food labeling.Good!And that's where Kroger is headquartered, which might make it more interesting.... read more

Genetically Engineered Foods Versus Organic Foods

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Genetically engineered foods versus organic foodsfrom ... read more

Eat Your Tomato Harvest All Year

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Five Tasty Ways to Eat Your Tomato Harvest All Year "Hello tomato harvest time. If your garden (or farmer's market, or neighbor's garden) is suddenly overwhelming you with fresh tomatoes, don't be in... read more

Research Shows Local Honey May Halt Allergies

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For those with allergies, this might help.Research Shows Local Honey may Halt Allergies. "Honey has been considered an alternative allergy treatment for many years, with many allergy sufferers swearing by its anti-allergenic properties. Unti... read more

Our First Ever Ethiopian Restaurant

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With Elizabeth taken for the night by her wonderful Auntie, Tara and I took the opportunity last night to use a Groupon and go to an Ethiopian restaurant, Mesob. It was our first time trying Ethiopian food.The appetizer, sambusa, was very good. When th... read more

Millions Against Monsanto, The Food Fight Of Our Lives

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"If you put a label on genetically engineered food you might as well put a skull and crossbones on it. — Norman Braksick, president of Asgrow Seed Co., a subsidiary of Monsanto, quoted in the Kansas City Star, March 7, 199... read more

British Town Grows All Of Its Own Vegetables, Improved Civic Life

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British town grows all of its own vegetables, witnesses improved civic life and reduced crime as a result. "When the small British mill town of Todmorden, tucked in between Yorkshire and Lancashire, first began installing fruit... read more

Naturally Reduce Your Risk Of Allergies

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Yet again, the solutions for most of the ailments that plague modern society are to be found in the natural world, not the synthetic world of establishment medicine and Big Pharma.via Activist Post: 3 Ways to Naturally Reduce Your Risk... read more

Thanks To The FDA, You Really Have No Idea What's In Your Food

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via Thanks to the FDA, You Really Have No Idea Whats In Your Food. "It's been stuck this way since the early 1990s, when the FDA hired former ... read more

Candwich, Sandwich In A Can Goes On Sale

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Not a bad idea!Candwich: Sandwich in a can goes on sale "The American makers of the Candwich, a sandwich in a can which can be dispensed by vending machines and... read more

Emergency Preparedness Food Storage

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Emergency Essentials - Be Prepared Emergency Preparedness Food Storage.That's the Boy Scout motto, isn't it? Never hurts. " BePrepared.com is the world's largest dedicated online marketplace for survival food, water, and gear. They're a complete one-stop shop for everything ... read more

Supermarket Meat Tainted With Drug-resistant Bacteria

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Another reason to go vegetarian, although their math isn't right. Forty-seven percent is much worse than 1 in 4. Maybe we should actually read the article? :)via 1 In 4 Supermarket Meat Sa... read more

1 In 4 Supermarket Meat Samples Tainted With Drugs

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Another reason to go vegetarian, although their math isn't right. Forty-seven percent is much worse than 1 in 4. Maybe we should actually read the article? :) via 1 In 4 Supermarke... read more

Which Food Additives Make Children Behave Badly

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via Which Food Additives Make Children Behave Badly. "... food additives used in hundreds of children's foods and drinks can cause temper tantrums and disruptive behavior ...&q... read more

Pick Your Own Fruit And Vegetable Farms

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This could prove useful as food (and gas) prices soar this coming year: Where to Find Pick-Your-Own Fruit and Vegetable Farms / Orchards for Local, Fresh Fruit, Vegetables and Pumpkins, Along With Canning, Freezing & Preserving Instructions!See also: ... read more

Another Reason To Avoid Monsanto Products

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A very technical article. from GMO-Free-Europe-2010 "It is important to note that the bulk of the data provided during the evaluation stages of GBH/GMO safety were provided by the i... read more

Wine Review

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Yes, we do it all here at FriendsNews! If I said to you Bohemian Highway, California Merlot 2007, what would you think? Crap? Just this side of Thunderbird? Well, you'd be wrong. At the amazingly low price of $6 for the small bottle, it's just as good as the Woodbridge California Merlot at twice the price. I've never had French wi... read more

Buy Local Food

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via Using Local Organic Cooperatives To Defeat Globalists "Okay, you're awake, back among the human tribe. Now what? You are not alone in wondering what is the best way to fight the globalists.There is a vastly growing ... read more

Genetically-engineered Food Right To Know Act

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Ask Your Congresspersons to Cosponsor HR 5577, Representative Kucinich's Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act "10. Almost all non-organic processed food or animal products in the U.S. today contain ingredients that come from genetically engineered crops or from animals given genetically engineered feed, vaccines or gr ... read more

Saved A Blackberry Bush

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A couple of them, actually. I was going to post this to blackberryrescue.com, but there is no such site. Wait, maybe I should check. You never know. Guess what? There IS such a site, but it has to do with the ubiquitous electronic device. Anyway, on a couple of recent dog walks through t... read more

Vegetable Garden (2010)

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Hopefully, this third time is the charm!It has begun.See pictures, below.Click to zoom in (twice to zoom in 100%): The white fence in bed #1 is for the peas to cling to once they start growing.The real fence in the background of the first picture is what I eventually finished last year bu... read more

Decent Breakfast Place?

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Calling all breakfast eaters: Does anyone know of a decent place for breakfast near Nashville's (BNA) airport? My sister is passing through town next weekend and wants to have breakfast with Elizabeth (everyone else is secondary). We have a short time frame ( or 3 hours) for breakfast be... read more

Has The FDA Lost Its Mind... Again?

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cherries and walnuts are not drugs "In the latest volley of the US Food and Drug Administration's bizarre war on scientific freedom of speech, the FDA has sent a Warning Letter to the president and CEO of Diamond ... read more

Make Your Own Sports Drink

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... for a fraction of the cost. This is the one thing that kills our food budget, but we keep buying it because my back muscles seem to need the electrolytes to keep from spasming.At least, that's what I've convinced myself of. I've been battling back problems since 1996, and this is just part of the routine I've settled into.Anyway, ... read more

Cake Mixes & Toxins

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PLEASE remember to check your cupboards when you get home tonight!!! Throw away ALL OUTDATED pancake mix, brownie mixes, Bisquick, cake and cookie mixes, etc., you have in your home. A high school student had pancakes and it almost became fatal. His mom, a registered nurse, made him pancakes, dropped him off at school and headed to play ten... read more

Cake Mixes & Toxins

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Cake mixes & toxins ... read more

GMO Foods

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Genetically-modified cotton is poisoning people in India. In this country, non-organic soybeans, corn and canola (most non-organic of these are GMO) are poisoning people. It's in corn chips and other products. They are making soybeans and corn that are Round-up ready, which means, they have pesticide IN THE FOOD, which infects and GROWS in your i... read more

6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save The World

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Very cool talk given here. He talks fast, so you have to pay close attention. 6 ways mushrooms can save the world... read more

What To Plant Now

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Just FYI if you were wondering, 'cuz I was. "Broccoli.If you live in a warmer climate and can find a quick growing Broccoli variety, you can harvest well into November."Source: What to Plant Now... read more

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This just in: turmeric and black pepper together Kind Earth Recipes by Anastasia ... read more

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