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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 They have been replaced by cheap, processed, and potentially harmful foods.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
Real Vanilla Isn't Plain. It Depends On (Dare We Say It) Terroir

August 29, 2014

There's no such thing as plain vanilla — at least if you're talking about beans from the vanilla orchid. Whether they're from Tahiti or Madagascar, vanilla can be creamy, spicy or even floral.

A Peace Corps Stint In Madagascar Gave Him A Vision Of Vanilla

August 29, 2014

The top source of vanilla beans sends its fragrant crop abroad for processing into extract. Now a former Peace Corps volunteer aims to boost Madagascar's economy by building a bean-to-bottle business.

When Zero Doesn't Mean Zero: Trans Fats Linger In Food

August 28, 2014

One in 10 packaged foods still contains trans fats, according to a new study. The problematic oils give foods a rich taste and texture and extend shelf life, but have been linked to heart disease.

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