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  • Cost, rules stop some farmers from going organic

    Cost, rules stop some farmers from going organic
    In the late 1990s, Matt McLean, a fourth-generation citrus farmer from Clermont, went to his grandfather for advice. He asked him whether organic farming was realistic. His grandfather assured him it was. "'That was how we used to farm,' he told me,"...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Limit your exposure to pesticides in foods

    Environmental Nutrition The support for choosing "clean" foods, free of such chemicals as contained in pesticides, is broadening. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), organic food sales grew by more than 7 percent last year, partly...
  • Hopkins University commits to local, organic food

    Hopkins University commits to local, organic food
    The Johns Hopkins University has swapped traditional dining hall fare this year with new offerings: 25 varieties of apples from a farm in Pennsylvania, greens grown less than three miles away in Baltimore and gourmet beef from a cattle breeder in Monkton....
  • EATINGWELL: Lentil Burgers

    Walnuts and fresh marjoram accent these vegan lentil burgers. Substitute oregano for marjoram if you like. Serve with a smear of whole-grain mustard and roasted sweet potato wedges. Lentil Burgers Makes 4 servings. Active Time: 25 minutes Total Time:...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
  • Oh, that old diet

    Oh, that old diet
    Although some skeptics remain wary, Mary Tapia, of Mount Prospect, is convinced there are benefits to the "Paleo Diet," which promotes unprocessed foods that were the diet of hunter-gatherers during the Paleolithic era — primarily meats, fish,...
  • Crafty: Make an Easter rainbow

    Crafty: Make an Easter rainbow
    Do you color Easter eggs every year, only to peel off that pretty shell to wind up with a plain white hard-cooked egg? This year, peel the shell before you dye the eggs to create a beautiful ring of color around the edge of your cut eggs for a fun...
  • SunOpta adding capacity at Upper Macungie plant

    SunOpta adding capacity at Upper Macungie plant
    SunOpta, a Canadian-based organic food company that opened a plant in Upper Macungie in August, plans to double the processing capacity at that facility. The expansion is planned for the third quarter of this year in response to high demand for flexible...
  • Susan Heisler, grocery store merchandiser

    Susan Heisler, grocery store merchandiser
    Susan Heisler, a retired grocery store merchandiser and recreational pool player, died of lung cancer March 3 at the Chesapeake Hospice's Mandrin Center in Harwood. The Glen Burnie resident was 55. Born in Baltimore and raised on Bush Street, she was the...
  • Doubts surface about safety of common food additive, carrageenan

    Doubts surface about safety of common food additive, carrageenan
    Sara Baker says the light went on in her head after a cup of hot cocoa set off a storm in her stomach. "I went back and looked at the package, and there it was: carrageenan," said Baker, a career services coordinator from Bloomington, in central...