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Fall Produce {Word Search for Kids}

Fall Produce {Word Search for Kids}
Walking through the aisles of the grocery store, you would never know that produce grows seasonally.  These days, fruits and veggies are shipped all over the world, regardless of climate the time of year.  Want strawberries in the dead of winter? No problem.  They can be brought in from parts of the planet with warmer climates.  While it's convenient to have everything our hearts desire, the planet pays a price.  Shipping requires packaging and the transportation of the food produces emissions...

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Butternut Squash Muffins

I recently discovered a cooking show that is new to me, and I am so happy that I did. Jamie at Home is a fantastic show, featuring Jamie Oliver, a very well known chef in England who has been instrumental at improving the school lunch program there. He is a rustic chef, who cooks with whole foods, natural ingredients (many right from the garden) and cooking tools that the average chef likely has on hand. This year, as you know if you are a regular reader here, I have been indulging in loads...

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