Urban Farming , More than Food.

Urban farming is booming, but what does it really yield? City-based agriculture produces 15 to 20 percent of food globally. In the U.S., its benefits go far beyond nutrition. April 27, 2015 —  Editor’s note: This story was produced in col Urban farming is booming, but what does it really yield? City-based agriculture produces 15 to 20 percent of food […]

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Tomatillo & Strawberry Salsa

8-10 Tomatillos chopped 1 pint Strawberrys quartered tops removed 1 med. Vidalia onion chopped 1 Tablespoon fresh Cilantro minced 1 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar 1 1/2 tsp Agave Nectar Juice from 1 whole Lime Directions 1) Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and mix together 2) Cover bowl and place in the fridge for at least 1 hour ~Enjoy~

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About Dianne

Dianne spent her first 16 years living in the vibrant East Africa countries of Tanzania and Kenya, before coming to the United States to finish high school and get a college degree in Sociology. She then spent 20 years raising a family, during which she grew some of their food in backyard gardens, learned to can and freeze produce purchased […]

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What About Food:  Oct. 2013

  By Dianne Shenk   While working at the East End Food Cooperative, much of my time is spent out on the grocery store floor restocking fresh fruits and vegetables while the store is open.  Meeting and talking to customers while I’m working is a large part of my job, and I enjoy these interactions.   I love when little […]

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