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Eating with the Season

by ELIZABETH WEIGAND Owner, Agricultural Connections Eating with the seasons is more than just a trendy idea. It’s the best way to support local since what’s local is inherently in season (or vice versa?). So much can be gained by paying attention to and caring about what’s in season. It makes food a journey, an event, a celebration and a teacher. These are some of the things we gain by eating with the seasons: Inherently…

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Summer Herbs & Essential Oils

by CONNIE BRIESE As I sit here writing this and thinking about — anticipating really — what herbs I need to be planting, or what oils I should be planning ahead for my summer needs, I am diffusing my go-to spring allergy blend of lavender, lemon and peppermint. This blend for me was one of my first love affairs with essential oils, something that worked miracles on my recently acquired Central Oregon allergies. But enough…