All Posts by Brittany Trott

The Enchanted Kitchen: “Local. Organic. Live.” State College

A raw food diet includes more than just carrot and celery sticks. Rather, envision a pile of raw zucchini noodles topped with garlic scape pesto, bell peppers, and sesame seeds. Or how about a kale salad with Thai curry pineapple crème, sugar snap peas, and green onions?

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{name} Posted by Brittany Trott on 06/22, 2010 at 10:12 AM

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There’s a New Market in State College

The North Atherton Street Farmer’s Market has been in the works for years and, finally, it is a reality. The market provides customers another location (in the Home Depot parking lot) and another day (every Saturday) to buy local foods.

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{name} Posted by Brittany Trott on 06/17, 2010 at 10:21 AM

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Harner Farm in State College

It started as a simple apple farm, but today Harner Farm has over 100 acres of apples, peaches, sweet corn, Christmas trees, and pumpkins. Watch the video and find out from Chris Harner, third generation farmer, why it is so important to buy local.

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{name} Posted by Brittany Trott on 06/10, 2010 at 10:56 AM

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Otto’s Pub and Brewery: “Think Fresh! Buy Local!” State College

Last week my mother and sister visited State College, and we agreed on two criteria for our Thursday evening dinner: it had to taste good, and it had to be local.

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{name} Posted by Brittany Trott on 06/10, 2010 at 08:46 AM

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Visit the State College Farmers Market

Visit the Downtown State College Farmers Market for strawberries, ciders, jams, baked goods, and more.

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{name} Posted by Brittany Trott on 06/03, 2010 at 02:09 PM

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How to Eat Local

Want to join the journey? Here are five ways to eat close to home:

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{name} Posted by Brittany Trott on 06/03, 2010 at 01:43 PM

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Join the Journey

Fat. Salt. Sugar. These three ingredients make up a majority of the American diet.

What happened to hearty, wholesome, and nutritious foods? They have been replaced by cheap, processed, and potentially harmful foods.

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{name} Posted by Brittany Trott on 06/01, 2010 at 01:50 PM

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