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10 Gluten-Free Bake Sale Items for your Hurricane Relief Efforts

People everywhere are looking for ways to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey.  A friend told me that he met some girls yesterday that were having a bake sale to help out.  He asked them if they were going to have any gluten-free items and they said they hadn’t considered that.  He directed them here …

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10 Gluten-Free Bake Sale Items for your Hurricane Relief Efforts

People everywhere are looking for ways to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey.  A friend told me that he met some girls yesterday that were having a bake sale to help out.  He asked them if they were going to have any gluten-free items and they said they hadn’t considered that.  He directed them here …

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Finding Urban Food Forests

A food forest is a gardening technique made up of layers of edible trees, shrubs and groundcovers. It contains perennial, diverse and multilayered landscaping. An established food forest can have up to 9 active layers including roots, herbs, ground cover, understory, shrubs, vines, and canopy. It should provide sustainable features for healthy cities, diverse and healthy foods, and good public space. The food forest should be flexible, have varied spaces, be well-connected (such as bike paths), and be centrally located. There is an emphasis on long-term sustainability through perennials, along with annual plantings such as spaces for community garden plots.

What’s the deal with GMO’s?

  Dear Chef Christy, I have been doing a lot of reading about GMO (genetically modified organisms) I have some friends who say don’t touch them and others say it is no big deal. What do you think? Pat from Marietta, GA   That’s a great question, Pat. GMO’s are in the news a lot, …

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