Farm-to-Table

Farmer’s Market season is upon us in the Grand Valley, offering fresh produce, homemade goods, and much more (including Neighbors Read at the Downtown Farmers Market each Thursday from 5:30pm-7:30pm). These weekly markets provide the perfect opportunity for farm-to-table cooking. Farm-to-table (also known as farm-to-fork or field-to-fork) is where restaurants—as well as some school cafeterias—source […]

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Quench your True Crime Thirst

I have always been drawn to true crime, mostly because the whodunit of it all makes me feel like a Mystery Gang member (zoinks). I usually satisfy my true crime need with documentaries, TV shows, and podcasts. But with the recent arrest of a suspect in the Golden State Killer case a few months after the release […]

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A New Way to Learn

In college, I cringed anytime the syllabus said the dreaded words: “Textbook Required” because I knew that meant that I had countless hours of bland reading ahead of me. More often than not, I would skim the pages hoping that obtaining information through osmosis was real and that I wouldn’t need to read the text at […]

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Katherine Arden: The Bear and the Nightingale

Whilst my wistful wishing for a white Christmas went unfulfilled, I attempted to satisfy my winter wantings with a book set in Russia—a country rather infamous for its harsh and unforgiving winters. The book of my choosing, “The Bear and the Nightingale” by Katherine Arden—voted one of the best Science Fiction and Fantasy books for […]

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