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My Clean Food Journey

The past three years or so have seen dramatic changes in the food we eat. I have been gardening since I’m 16, so vegetables have always been a staple. We have alway purchased whole grain bread and have even ground … Continue reading

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Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

As a Penn State Master Gardener, I am required to take 8 hours of continuing education each year.  I wanted to take the opportunity to visit a farm just outside of NYC called Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, … Continue reading

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Pasture Perfect: The Far-Reaching Benefits of Choosing Meat, Eggs, and Dairy Products from Grass-Fed Animals

We eat grass-fed beef and pastured chicken and eggs almost exclusively. In my post Corn Injustice, I mentioned the horrible effects of feeding corn to cows, and the injustice of corn subsidies as part of my reason.  In her book Pasture Perfect: … Continue reading

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Corn Injustice

Quick! Name every food you can think of made with corn. …I’ll wait….. You probably mentioned corn-on-the-cob, cornmeal, cornbread, corn muffins, corn chowder, corn fritters, corn chex, corn pops, and corn flakes, corn oil, corn starch, corn syrup, and popcorn.  … Continue reading

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