Increasing food prices got you down? Here’s some tips

Increasing food prices got you down? Here’s some tips

“U.S Consumer Prices Barely Rise as Inflation Remains Muted”

This was the title of an article in the NY Times from Oct 22, 2014. Sounds positive, right?

I don’t usually read economic articles but this caught my attention. We are seeing low gas prices. Hurray!! We all want to spend less on gasoline. But that is not all that is happening in the country regarding cost of living. The article goes on to state that although gas prices are going down, the cost of housing and food have offset much of the economic growth lower gas prices would produce.

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{name} Posted by LacCreta Holland on 11/10, 2014 at 09:42 AM

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Nouveau Weekends on the Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail

Nouveau Weekends on the Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail

Celebrate fall and harvest time with the wineries of the Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail! Their Nouveau Weekend Event, Nov. 8/9 and Nov. 15/16, is your chance to try newly-released and newly-made or “noveau wines” which are fruity and flavorful and meant to be consumed in celebration of the season.  There will also be plenty of your current favorites to taste as well.

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{name} Posted by Linda Weaver on 11/07, 2014 at 09:38 AM

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Nouveau Weekends on the Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail

Nouveau Weekends on the Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail

Celebrate fall and harvest time with the wineries of the Susquehanna Heartland Wine Trail! Their Nouveau Weekend Event, Nov. 8/9 and Nov. 15/16, is your chance to try newly-released and newly-made or “noveau wines” which are fruity and flavorful and meant to be consumed in celebration of the season.  There will also be plenty of your current favorites to taste as well.

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{name} Posted by Linda Weaver on 11/07, 2014 at 09:38 AM

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PSU researchers among group that discovered that bees do better on a natural diet, too

PSU researchers among group that discovered that bees do better on a natural diet, too

It’s pretty much a no-brainer that it’s healthier to live on a natural diet as opposed to a diet of processed, artificial food. Penn State and other university and government researchers discovered that bees also do better on a natural diet—it makes them more resistant to pesticides.

This is something that’s quite important in light of the recent die-offs of honeybees. As most people know, bees are extremely important to humans for their pollination work. Often, they are exposed to agricultural pesticides, so having a high resistance is vital to their survival.

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{name} Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 11/04, 2014 at 09:11 AM

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