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    Local farmers market hoping to help meet your New Year healthy eating resolutions

    WACO, Texas (KWTX) -Produce vendors at the Downtown Waco Farmers Market hope to help more people embrace their New Year’s resolutions to ear healthy this year. It was a packed house for the first market of 2022 as buyers, some for the first time, flocked to produce booths hoping to start the year off on a healthy note. Produce vendors at the farmers market say unlike grocery stores, produce here is available only when they’re in season. “Right now it’s wintertime so we’ve got a lot of our leafy stuff like spinach, we’ve got our root vegetables like carrots,” said  

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    Try This Drool-Worthy Recipe From a Local Food Bloggers Healthy Comfort Cookbook

    CLICK HERE TO READ MORE FROM OUR COMFORT FOOD FEATURE Photo courtesy of Erin Clarke Milwaukee transplant Erin Clarke’s cooking blog, Well Plated by Erin (wellplated.com), is replete with easy-to-follow, affordable- to-make recipes for classic comfort cuisine, but with a catch. Instead of the typical gobs of heavy ingredients, Clarke lightens up the dishes without sacrificing flavor. The Wichita, Kansas, native, who draws inspiration from her grandmothers’ cooking, started blogging 10 years ago. Her very first post, a green chile chicken recipe, hit the blogosphere with a bang, convincing her to keep cooking and writing. Clarke has snagged  

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    Capito, Manchin Announce $704k to Support Local Farmers, Encourage Healthy Food Purchases among Snap Participants

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $650,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to the West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition for the West Virginia Lettuce Support SNAP Stretch project. This funding is allocated through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 and will work to incentivize and increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables among families participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The project also supports both local West Virginia farmers and families by allowing their SNAP dollars to  

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    GROW San Mateo and Samaritan House Food Pharmacy provide healthy food | Local News

    GROW San Mateo formed as a collective project to provide free healthy food to promote a healthier lifestyle and educate people on the importance of fresh produce. Bill Schildknecht started the GROW San Mateo project in March of 2019 for a collection of local gardeners grow and donate fresh produce. He learned about the Samaritan House Food Pharmacy that summer, which is a part of the organization’s free medical clinic, and began a partnership. In the spring of this year, it started to host a table at the two food pharmacy clinics in San Mateo and Redwood City. “I think  

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    Local group grows healthy food for Cancer Patients | News

    NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – In Nashville, it may be a Cancer Patients’ Best Friend. A local garden is full of organic fresh vegetables used in free meals for those desperately in need of them. Missy Hamilton’s careful attention to veggies sprouting from her garden has great meaning. It’s all organic and good for cancer patients. “Okra, butternut squash, cucumbers, huge tomatillos, wonderful herbs, stevia, all peppers you can imagine,” said Hamilton. Over the years the Heimerdinger Foundation has delivered 125-thousand meals to cancer patients most done by volunteers. All in memory of former Titans Offensive Coach Mike Heimerdinger who died  

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