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Wakulla Springs News and Notes

By Jeff Hugo

Is It Possible To Pass The GMO Labeling Bill In Florida?

Paul Rutkovsky

Eating Right for Your Fitness Goals

Spring is here and summer is right around the corner! Who doesn’t want to look good in their bathing suit on the beach? Being fit and healthy is the key to a long and happy life. It is important to supply your body with natural supplements and quality foods.

Let’s face it, everyone has been working hard this year to lose weight, gain muscle, or just be healthier in general. It’s not as easy as you may think. New Leaf Market Co-op can help guide you when it comes to choosing the right foods and supplements for your diet.

Some Helpful Tips

Spring Body Cleanse

By Crystal Wakoa             

If the thought of spring cleaning your body through detoxification brings up confusion or fear, well it’s no wonder. Health experts have always been divided on the merits and potential perils of detox diets, with some saying it’s necessary to regularly flush harmful toxins from your body, while others denounce the whole notion as faddish and potentially dangerous. 

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.

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