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Interview with Kim Tait on Summer Solstice Celebration, local food economy

This Saturday, June 22, Tait Farm Foods will hold a Summer Solstice Celebration out at the farm to benefit the Centre County Farmland Trust. On a beautiful day last Saturday I went out to Tait Farm to talk to Kim about this event, and why farming and supporting our local farms is a vital to our community. To listen, click on the “play button” below.

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{name} Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 06/20, 2013 at 01:29 PM

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The State of Local Food at the Harvest Fest

Mount Nittany Winery was a busy place last Saturday as guests enjoyed the annual Harvest Fest. The main room was packed full of people moving from one table to another, sampling and purchasing local foods and beverages.

The festival is hosted by the winery each year and features local vendors selling cheese, honey, salsa, pumpkins, and even soap. Many of the vendors in attendance said they have been unaffected by any problems with the economy.

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{name} Posted by Jessica Illuzzi on 10/25, 2012 at 03:31 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 They have been replaced by cheap, processed, and potentially harmful foods.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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Food Stories from NPR
There's Much More To Apples Than Meets The Eye

September 02, 2014

Growing up, I knew two kinds of apples: red and green. Then I started dating an apple enthusiast and discovered we are in the midst of a rare apple renaissance.

These 5 Crops Are Still Hand-Harvested, And It's Hard Work

September 01, 2014

Saffron, vanilla, palm oil, cacao and cottonseed oil are still picked by hand in some parts of the world. Sometimes that manual labor shows up in the price of the food; sometimes it doesn't.

Cutting Back On Carbs, Not Fat, May Lead To More Weight Loss

September 01, 2014

A new diet study concludes that a low-carbohydrate diet leads to almost three times more weight loss than a traditional low-fat diet where carbs made up 40 to 45 percent of calories.

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