Tag Archives: nutrition

Hungry?

Several years ago I heard an announcement on local radio that one of the former football players at the university who had gone on to the Pros was sponsoring a pick up of packaged food for the next day, Thanksgiving. … Continue reading

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Passion In Action

There is a house close to the Linfield College campus in McMinnville where a very quiet and cheerfully determined revolution is taking place. David Keller-Rode and Alex Freeman have developed a plan to bring us healthy food.  David’s pathway started in … Continue reading

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Why So Many Food Sensitivities?

Chicken and egg syndrome? Do we have so many people bothered by food sensitivities because we now have ways to identify them OR Do we have so many people bothered by food sensitivities now because the food we are eating … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

Did you know that one of your local grocers or a local wholesale produce distributor may agree to provide you “tired” or “expired” produce to feed your animals??? The animals don’t care and most of it is still unblemished and … Continue reading

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Know Your Farmer

Are you one of those people who spent a long time to select your hairdresser? I know you want to look good, but hair grows out if you get a bad cut. Take at least a few moments to think … Continue reading

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10 reasons to Join Yamhill Valley Grown

Local food tastes better!  Without a doubt there is no comparison between fresh produce picked within a few hours of eating it and the fruits and vegetables that are shipped in from 100s and 1000s of miles away.  No matter … Continue reading

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Choices About Milk

Prior to getting involved in the local food systems in West Virginia the last few years I had little awareness that there were forms of milk available beyond what I purchased at my local grocery store. Like everything else in … Continue reading

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