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A Season of Giving With #adidas

It’s the beginning of our favorite time of year – the season of giving – when it’s more about giving back than receiving. During the holiday season, one of the causes that is nearest to our heart is the gift of food. That’s why our “giving back” is focused on working at the food banks […]

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Double Buckwheat Double Chocolate Cookies

Today we’re doing a few things differently with our cookies: We’re using buckwheat flour (!) and we’re fighting cancer (!!!). Since buckwheat flour is more or less self-explanatory, we’ll move straight into the “fighting cancer” part: We’re baking Double Buckwheat Double Chocolate cookies in support of the nonprofit organization Cookies for Kids’ Cancer. Fighting Childhood […]

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Wheat from Weiser Farms - photo via Tehachapi Grain Project

The Heritage Grain Movement

Is there more to wheat than the uniformly ground white variety? And what can we learn from the grain-growing practices of the past? These are some of the questions propelling a new heritage grain movement.┬áThis movement refers to the flavorful, hardy, and eco-friendly local grains that were a mainstay before the industrial revolution. The heritage […]

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Summer Food Reading

Summertime, and the readin’ is easy… Now that the kids are out of school and the schedule’s a little more relaxed, we’ve had some time to check out a few good food reads that we wanted to share. Some of our recent favorites include: You Have No Idea You’re Eating…: You might want to check […]

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October #Unprocessed

Can you imagine what life would be like without any processed food in your diet? Sure, you might have to cook more, but you’d almost certainly be eating healthier and feeling better. And given that October is now the unofficial start of the unhealthy eating season, what better time than now to take the October […]

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No Vacation From Hunger

No Vacation From Hunger

School’s out, and for most kids, an entire summer of free-wheeling fun lies ahead. But for many children who rely on the National School Lunch Program during the school year, summer brings an end to those lunches and their families cannot fill the gap. For those kids, sadly, summer is a time of hunger. How […]

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