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Chef speaks about her memoir and eating organic

Award-winning chef Nora Pouillon spoke to a sizable audience in downtown Sacramento recently, reading from her memoir about starting America’s first certified organic restaurant. She said her rural Austrian upbringing shaped her view of food.  42 more words

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Focus on South Florida: Earth Month

April is Earth Month. It’s an opportunity for us to try to resolve the problems and issues plaguing our global environment. We focus on “sustainable foods”, including why we should include them in our diets and the importance of sustainable agriculture in today’s world. 31 more words

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Eat This to Save the World

My inner-hippy is on a never ending quest for the most eco-friendly ingredients. Nutrition and sustainability go hand-in-hand and the foods that are the most sustainable are usually the most nutritious. 863 more words

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Gluten-free & Egg-free

Wheat provides about twenty per cent of the world’s calories and more nourishment than any other source of food over the course of human civilization, yet more and more people in in the last few years are coming out as gluten sensitive and moving towards gluten-free alternatives. 42 more words

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All About the Food

It is hard to believe I have already been in Rome for 11 days! It still feels like a vacation stage. I don’t think it has hit me that I will get to be in this city for another 3 months. 456 more words

Greenhouses: How they work

Greenhouses are prefect for someone wishing to grow plants year around. But how do they work? Greenhouses are usually made of glass or plastic. Why? Because greenhouses use solar radiation to trap heat inside and the glass/plastic allows heat to enter easily into the building structure. 275 more words

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Gundersen Health System and the Farm2School Program

Gundersen Health System is an active member of the Farm2School Program. What is this program? The Farm2School program helps to build and establish partnerships between K-5th grade schools and local farmers to encourage healthy eating and proper nutrition among students and their families. 317 more words

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