Seasonal Summer Recipes

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It's such a joy to see more and more people of all ages, young and old alike, making better food and eating choices! More and more folks seem to be embracing their own home grown gardens, local farmstands, farmers markets and what our hard working growers of the land and catchers of the sea bring to us. My hope as you read this, is that you will check in with yourself and those closest to you, as you travel or stay at home this summer, and look to see how you can shop truly local and embrace what's around you. To support you, here's a few of my seasonal favorites!
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Inside the Square: Hosting Mel Bartholomew, Creator & Founder of Square Foot Gardening

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Well, it started with this, a vision to welcome SQUARE FOOT GARDENING FOUNDATION MEL BARTHOLOMEW to the Adirondack - Lake George Region. One of my other home away from home places. Family roots, past and present. Here's where it took us!
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Square Foot Gardening Creator & Author Mel Bartholomew Coming to the Adirondacks - Lake George, NY Region

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Mel Bartholomew, the creator and author of Square Foot Gardening, is delighted to be coming to the Adirondack Region of New York State.  

This area is known for it's pristine 32 mile long Lake George, nicknamed the Queen of American Lakes for it's amazing lake, mountain views and activities.
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Got Dirt? Get Out and Play

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Mmmmmm...Got dirt?

Hope so!

Well, certainly after a long and what many consider a "wonderful" Winter - Spring has sprung!  So, it's time to get down and dirty.  Birds do it, bees do it, our growers, gardeners and farmers do it and so can you.  All ages and all abilities should - for that matter.
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Green Recipe Box

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Something for everyone!

Cucumber Melon Juice HERE
Green Smoothie Basics HERE
Glorious Greens HERE
Raw Kale Salad Nashville HERE
Kale Chips HERE
Kale Pesto HERE
Mixed Greens and Feta Pie HERE
Irish Soda Bread HERE
St. Patty's Day Stew HERE

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Happy St. Patrick's Day! Here's to You, Your Health & Your Happiness!!!

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Glorious Greens
Green vegetables are the foods most missing in modern diets. Learning to cook and eat greens is essential to creating health. When you nourish yourself with greens, you will naturally crowd out the foods that make you sick. Greens help build your internal rain forest and strengthen the blood and respiratory systems. They are especially good for city people who rarely see fields of green in open countryside. Green is associated with spring, the time of renewal, refreshment and vital energy. In Asian medicine, green is related to the liver, emotional stability and creativity.
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Are You Magnesium Deficient?

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Magnesium is involved with over 300 metabolic processes in our bodies. So what exactly does it mean to have a magnesium deficiency, and what are some magnesium deficiency symptoms?
I first became passionate about this "master mineral" while enrolled at The Institute for Integrative Nutrition. The Magnesium Miracle book by Carolyn Dean, MD ND was in one of my monthly bags of resources. I remember being immediately drawn to read every word, and could relate as dark leafy greens, beans, and seeds were among some of the many whole foods that helped to propel my wellness journey forward. Pick up a copy!
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Welcome to My Blog!

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This is where I share all things inspirational, educational & relatable.  I share from my heart whether in the garden or in the kitchen, at the farm or farmers market, or from the field or the seaside! I feel blessed to have such amazing people in my life - you are a significant part of why I like to write and it's you that can make a difference in your life and the lives of those closest to you...so read.  Be inspired.  Take action.  Grow food.  Give gratitude.  Enjoy each day.  Bring people together.  Smile.  See you soon!

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