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Seed Saving Basics

By Crystal Wakoa

Do you love growing food? Do you appreciate the perfection, beauty, simplicity and magic of a seed? Are you appalled by the corporate takeover of seeds? Does it break your heart to know that in the last 100 years 94 percent of seed varieties have been lost forever? If so, you deserve to learn what it takes to become a seed saver.

Slow Cooking for Fast-paced LIfe

By Gretchen Hein

Bourbon County Invasion

Goose Island has outdone themselves with their Bourbon County Brand series.  All three; Stout, Coffee Stout, and Barleywine are limited release beers so we will only have them for a short time. Once they’re gone, they’re gone!  These three beers also have a few other things in common.

You Can Candy Those Citrus Peels!

If there’s one thing the local citrus season means in our house it’s “candied satsuma and lemon peel time”!

Local Spotlight—Southern Craft Creamery

By Gretchen Hein

Hunger Prevents Learning in Local Children

By Bridget Welch, LMT

Right here in the greater Tallahassee area many children just beginning elementary school are having trouble concentrating and falling asleep in class because they are not getting enough to eat. The average poverty rate in Florida is about 14 percent. In the Big Bend region, the poverty rate is about 20 percent!

“We’re trying to shine the light on hunger as an epidemic,” says Jessica N. Jackson, Development Director of Second Harvest. Second Harvest has programs to feed the hungry of all ages in their 11 county service area.

Local Compost Community

By Paul Rutkovsky

Sweet Alternatives to Eating All That Halloween Candy

The promise of mountains of candy on Halloween night can put a twinkle in one's eye but later on, a pain in my belly. I have no self control when it comes to sweets so I always have to fight the urge to binge on our candy stash. Granted, in our household we pick out the vegan candies to save for munching on so our edible stash is not too big, but we still have tons of non-vegan candies left over. Thankfully, there are a number of ways to put those uneaten sweets to good use while sparing yourself and your kiddos the All Saints Day belly ache.

Local Spotlight—St. Andrews Bay Cheese

By Bridget Welch, LMT

St. Andrews Bay Cheese specializes in aging cheeses and matching their characteristics with the flavors of smouldering hardwoods. Their goal is to enhance cheeses without overwhelming their uniqueness. “Our quest is to refine varieties of cheese and create new tastes.”

20+ Years with the Co-op and Still Going Strong!

By Gretchen Hein

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