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Wednesday, September 14th 2011 Local food, 400 miles or bust

According to Sustainable Food News, ‘local’ as a marketing claim has grown by 15 percent from 2009 to 2010, and it’s predicted that number will increase this year. For those of us who wish, hope and pray for more locally-grown foods, we already know this to be true. “Local” is the new green, and we’re […]

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Tuesday, September 13th 2011 8 Tips for Navigating Farmers’ Markets

The recent demand for local and organic produce has resulted in a growing number of farmers’ markets popping up in local communities. The following tips can keep you from becoming overwhelmed as you peruse the stands at a new or established farmer’s market and wonder exactly how to start and what questions to ask. Take […]

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Tuesday, September 6th 2011 What comes to mind when you think of eating healthy?

To promote healthy eating, Weight Watchers in Marquette Township recently partnered with N.M.U.’s Culinary School to offer cooking demonstrations for both members and the public. Coconut curry tomato soup with a garnish of cilantro.  Zucchini fritters with an apricot-yogurt sauce. Is your mouth watering yet?  Not only do these dishes sounds delectable, they also sound […]

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