Mother’s Day, June events highlight Mt. Nittany Winery calendar

Mother’s Day, June events highlight Mt. Nittany Winery calendar

Two great events are coming up for lovers of wine and warm weather…

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{name} Posted by Linda Weaver on 05/02, 2017 at 03:40 PM

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The Triple E-A Approach to Climate Change

The Triple E-A Approach to Climate Change

Many people, concerned about the environmental crisis and climate change, are signing petitions, contacting elected officials, contributing to organizations, and joining protest marches. The connection between undertaking such activities and making a real difference is indirect and tenuous. But there’s something you can do every day to make a real (albeit small) difference: Something if everyone did, could add up to a big impact.

People have to eat every day, and for those of us lucky enough to be able to afford sufficient food, we have the opportunity to make a difference through the choices we make about what food to purchase and eat.

Our food purchases and eating habits are so ingrained and routine that their implications for the climate in particular and the health of earth’s life-sustaining processes generally go unnoticed. But making conscious food choices can have profound effects.

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{name} Posted by James Eisenstein on 04/25, 2017 at 08:18 AM

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Local Food Notes for April 21

Local Food Notes for April 21

This week we have Way Fruit Farm’s Apple Blossom Festival, Elk Creek Cafe’s Earth Day 71 Mile Dinner, gardening stuff from The Garden nursery in Centre Hall, and herb tasting at Tait Farm.

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{name} Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 04/21, 2017 at 09:59 AM

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Forget what you think about ketchup and try Garden Secrets’ locally-made version

Forget what you think about ketchup and try Garden Secrets’ locally-made version

Ketchup is one of those things that some people love and some people hate. It’s also something that people think they know based on years of limited options. To many people, ketchup (or catsup, but for the record we’re going with ketchup) is either Hunt’s, Heinz, or store brand.

However, a Millheim entrepreneur has products that will change your concept of ketchup, and maybe even convert some ketchup haters. Linn Auman runs Garden Secrets, a maker of fantastic sauces that include chili sauce, mustards, pepper relish, barbecue sauce, and of course, homemade ketchup.

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{name} Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 04/19, 2017 at 10:36 AM

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