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5 more ways local farmers are caring for the environment this summer

July 17, 2018

Farmers know, a healthy environment means healthy plants and animals. Here’s what they’re doing to stay sustainable.

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5 more ways local farmers are caring for the environment this summer
Make your own ice cream for National Ice Cream Day!

Make your own ice cream for National Ice Cream Day!

July 15, 2018

This is a fun recipe for kids to make themselves; just be sure to have plenty of paper towels on hand!

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Technology is Getting CRISPR

July 11, 2018

Perhaps you’ve heard of CRISPR, one of several new gene-editing tools that allow scientists to make small adjustments within the DNA of crops ... This new approach to crops is fundamentally different from GMOs.

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Technology is Getting CRISPR
Food Labels: Grab it vs. Leave it

Food Labels: Grab it vs. Leave it

July 09, 2018

Some food labels help, but then there are marketing labels that charge a premium and mislead rather than clarify and hinder your ability to pick out healthy, nutritious food for you and your family.

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