Category Archive: Sarah B

Jul 14

Is “Organic” Truly Organic?

  Is “Organic” Truly Organic? By Sarah Bhimani How organic is that “organic juice” you’re drinking?  What about your organic butter or organic cereal?  Turns out, some large “organic” brand names may not be as “organic” as we expect them to be.   There was recently a fascinating article in the NY Times detailing the …

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Apr 16

SNAP and the Co-op: Supplementing budgets with local, healthful food

by Sarah Bhimani How many of you out there know the mission of our Coop? Can I see a show of hands? Do you need a hint? Many of us have probably forgotten the mission behind the Coop, but luckily it’s spelled out on this website. I’ve reproduced it here for convenience: “to operate a …

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Mar 15

Grow, Learn, Thrive: FoodCorps and shifting the school food paradigm

by Sarah Bhimani There’s a new movement afoot in this country, and it’s called FoodCorps. FoodCorps members serve through AmeriCorps to provide K-12 schools across the country with nutrition education for students, build school gardens, and increase the amount of local food used in school meals. In exchange, they receive a small living stipend, modest …

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Mar 10

Saying Grace

By Sarah Bhimani Something that I’ve thought a lot about in the past couple years is that food and all its aspects (growing, harvesting, cooking, and ingesting) is a dependent act.  A few years ago I read an article about saying grace, and while I’m not religious by any means, I did take it to …

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