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VegMichigan Summer Festival is Aug. 7 in Livonia

VegMichigan Summer Festival is Aug. 7 in Livonia

VegMichigan Summer Festival is Aug. 7 in Livonia ROYAL OAK, Mich., July 11, 2016 – What’s better in summer than grilled burgers, frosty ice cream, fruity or creamy shakes and other tasty treats? A growing number of people might say those same items free of animal products, and that’s exactly what will be served up […]

The Power of You!

The Power of You!

I cannot believe it has been 4 years since our community embraced the idea that we needed to do more to help those less fortunate in our community. Your efforts and support didn’t end with a hand-out – instead, it led to a hand-up. We came together as donors, volunteers, and advocates to help the […]

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Mighty Medicinal Mushrooms

Mighty Medicinal Mushrooms

Mushrooms are the fleshy, spore-bearing, and fruiting bodies of specific fungi originating on soil located above ground, or produced on the particular mushroom’s food source. Edible mushrooms are consumed for their nutritional value and include the common White Button, flavorful Shiitake, prized Morel, and meaty Portobello. Certain strains of the mushroom species used for their […]

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HERB OF THE MONTH: Summer Savary (Satureja Hortensis)

HERB OF THE MONTH:  Summer Savary (Satureja Hortensis)

Common names: Bean herb, white thyme. Description: Grows to 18 inches, hairy stems, and slender leaves. Worldwide.Part used: Leaves. Common use: Summer savory is an excellent expectorant, loosening and helping to eliminate congestion. Aids digestion and “food processing” in the body, making it a great herb to add to your diet. Comments: Drink as tea. […]

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HERB OF THE MONTH ~ Sage (Salvia Officinalis)

HERB OF THE MONTH ~ Sage  (Salvia Officinalis)

Common name: Garden sage, Spanish sage, Creek sage   Description: Evergreen shrub growing to 3 feet.  Oval, velvety leaves, small flowers.  Worldwide.   Part used: Leaves. Common use: Sage is popularly used as an internal antiperspirant, and can reduce or even eliminate body odor.  Often used in the treatment of flesh wounds.  It is also […]

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