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Papa Glow: Peter Pierce- A Man Worth His Salt

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Meet Peter Pierce, a 49 year old father who’s worth his salt. Peter is a graduate of Bates College received his MBA from University of Chicago. After a successful career in telecommunications, Peter left the work force to be a stay at home father and raise his two children, Cooper (age 8) and Lily (age […]

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Glow Foods: Black Locust Blossom, Radicchio + Watercress Salad

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So this is my abundant Watercress, Radiccio, Black locust blossom salad with toasted pumpkin seeds and avocado. I keep it seasonal in my kitchen and love rare delights. Black Locust flowers are antispasmodic, aromatic, diuretic, emollient and laxative; medicinally. They are great for fragrant teas and even adding to tea cookies. The entire flower portion […]

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Glow Foods: Azla Vegan Ethiopian Restaurant

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I grew up in California with exposure to incredible cuisine and somewhere along the way became very snobby about really good food. I love visiting Cali because I know I will eat well. I am accustomed to fresh, vibrant tasting, varied textured, and incredibly nutrient dense plant-based food- all the while it must also be […]

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Papa Glow: Food, Family, & Fatherhood with Chef Bryant Terry

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When it comes to soulful vegan cuisine one name comes to mind- Bryant Terry. An eco-chef, educator, and author renowned for his activism to create a healthy, just, and sustainable food system Bryant Terry has been on the vanguard to reclaim healthy ancestral foods. Bryant’s mentor Alice Waters says, “Bryant Terry knows that good food […]

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FarmBox Direct: Local Seasonal Food Delivered to Your Doorstep

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Ashley Tyrner, a fellow single mom, started Farmbox Direct with a vision of taking over the fresh, local food movement. Raised in a family of farmers and living on a farm, Ashley’s summers were spent working on her uncle’s farm in the Midwest. This gave her a solid foundation of learning how to live off the land. After becoming a […]

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